Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Teenagers give up free time to help at Coventry soup kitchen

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TEENAGERS from a city volunteer project gave up their time at the weekend to help at the Coventry soup kitchen.

Seven 16-17-year-olds from the Challenge Project spent Sunday afternoon preparing sandwiches and handing out drinks with volunteers from city homeless charity, Anesis.

Over three weeks, the teenagers have each taken on a personal challenge, and learned a new skill to help them interact with people of different ages, ethnicities or backgrounds before teaming up with the soup kitchen.

Volunteer Adela Scendo, 16, from Spon End, who goes to Barr’s Hill School, said: “It has been an amazing experience and really rewarding.

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