London Euston Rail Station Holds Christmas Lunch For 200 Homeless People
The last train left at 23:00 on Sunday and the passengers are home - but the concourse is busy with people sitting down to a Christmas Day feast December st. An arrivals board reads: "Special notice: Network Rail invites you to Euston Station. Merry Christmas!" For the first time, the transport hub has become a homeless shelter for 200 people - as one of many public spaces that normally lie empty on Christmas. Read the article to know the complete story.
The charity work made people happy
Sharon, who moved to London from the US two decades back, said she give up work as a retail manager because of the leg injury, yet plans to return one year from now. “I’m on the mend, I’ll definitely be dancing today,” she said.
Everybody was eager to help
Jon Glackin, from the charity Street Kitchen, volunteered on the day and said he “jumped at the chance to help”. Click on the next page to read more.