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Midlands Organisation To Lend A 'Helping Hand' This Christmas

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Volunteers have launched a campaign to provide Christmas dinners to homeless people this festive season.

A midlands organisation has launched a campaign to provide Christmas dinners to homeless people.

Helping Hand will hand out meals in St Kieran's Community Centre in Athlone from 12pm - 2pm on Christmas Day.

An anonymous donater has vowed to supply the organisation with ingredients, a local hotel will cook the turkey and ham, and volunteers will cook the veg and sides.

Following a meeting which took place on Friday, Chairperson of Helping Hand, Lisa Malone, says it's very clear to her that people in the town want to help:

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