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  • Yeah.

  • Hey, what's up?

  • It's Brian Rose.

  • I'm here with Alan on.

  • We're just dropping off a bunch of goods and and things for your charity.

  • Um, kit cats, sleeping bags, tin meets Things like that tell us a little bit about the work you've been doing here at ST John's.

  • And what's it like now running a food bank?

  • In these times, what are people struggling with?

  • People are struggling with a lot of isolation.

  • Sometimes if you take stuff to their houses, they're just grateful to see somebody somebody to speak Thio.

  • But a lot of elderly people and people with big families were struggling so much that we could almost not get enough.

  • It's It's a lot different than it was pre coded, where we were dealing 90% with people that were street homeless.

  • They were dealing with families and people that have just lost their jobs.

  • They've run out of money, and then it's a the whole different demographic.

  • Its's such a big mix now, people.

  • Yeah, you were telling me.

  • You say you saw people walking by here that normally would never come to a food bank, and now they're looking at it like this might be a real option.

  • Like I might need to actually do this.

  • Now, you see, you see people, they're almost embarrassed and ashamed.

  • But you just gotta welcome, try and let them know that things were all right.

  • It's the same for everybody nowadays.

  • Yeah, so hopefully we'll get over it and whatever.

  • We don't want a lot of new friends.

  • You know, I've been amazed with the incredible work that the food banks do here in London.

  • We were barking food bank a few days ago.

  • Spending time with you.

  • I mean, it's very difficult what these food banks do.

  • I mean, logistical.

  • It's a massive challenge trying to do it all covitz safe.

  • I mean, inside there, it's, you know, all covitz safe.

  • And then you got to get the right food to the right people.

  • Some people can cook.

  • Some people can't cook.

  • I mean, tell me, how can people help you assess faras?

  • What can they bring in support?

  • And if there's anyone out there that feels a little embarrassed, how can they contact if we back and just, you know, get some food?

  • They can always phone up and get reassurance that it's okay to come down, You know, you'll meet people that a year ago, good earners and they had a job.

  • They thought that was it for life on.

  • They've been just throwing out now, so it's just come down, take a doctor job, right?

  • Right.

  • And what kind of people can, What kind of things should people donate and not donate when it comes to food?

  • Things like you pretty much any sort of dried food or canned foods are good because we install that.

  • Get it out to people.

  • There's a lot of things that are like quick meals because some people aren't used to cooking.

  • So that's always handy sort of microwave stuff.

  • We can't take sort of things like clothes anymore because we can't store it.

  • But pretty much any sensible foods that you buy for yourself, these people are they with really don't want alcohol the way alcohol way can't really give it to some of these people because they got problems with alcohol way.

  • Don't want to add to that.

  • No, no beer and wine.

  • Keep that for yourself, that's for sure.

  • Um, John Allen, I really appreciate your work today at ST John's.

  • How can people find this place?

  • And what's the best way for them?

  • Toe Be able to come bring you some food.

  • They can deliver it.

  • There's usually somebody in the office every day.

  • So the front door Just bring the bell and they'll take it in or on the weekends.

  • The Saturday and Sunday we're open here from three o'clock, two or five, they could deliver stuff.

  • Then tonight we're at the Salvation Army Hall just up the road.

  • From that six o'clock to light, we could take stuff in.

  • Then if you phone up, you can't make that.

  • We can arrange somebody appear and tell you it.

  • Okay, Okay.

  • We're gonna leave the contact details below for Saint John.

  • Um, you can tell a good man when you meet one right away.

  • And that's this guy, Alan here.

  • This guy has been doing this.

  • Not only here, Notting Hill.

  • There's 1/4 trust you've been involved with, Right?

  • And it's just great Thio.

  • See, people like you out there just doing all this Good.

  • So I just wanna thank you from us.

  • Any final thoughts?

  • Just don't struggle.

  • If you don't need to just come down and we do what we can to help.

  • You know, there's a lot of other things we do.

  • We try and help people with the benefit claims hairs and benefit.

  • If we could get them off the street, we will.

  • I mean, anything people need will at least try.

  • Or we can put you on to somebody.

  • Another charity that specializes in that.

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah.

  • Just get in touch.

  • Just ask.

  • Don't suffer alone.

  • Don't suffer in silence.

  • All right, There it is.

  • We're gonna leave the contact info below Were in Ealing.

  • Love.

  • This borough.

  • Spent a lot of time in this borough.

  • Great man.

  • Like Allen.

  • Thank you so much, sir.

  • All right, leave the contact details before and again reach out if you need to help.

  • All right.

  • Thank you, sir.

  • Thank you.

  • All right.

Yeah.

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LONDONERS CAN’T AFFORD TO EAT ⛔️ VISITNG ST. JOHN’S FOODBANK IN EALING ?? HOW YOU CAN HELP SUPPORT

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