How do you like them apples?
The Good Shepherd in Wolverhampton are opening their doors for a fundraising Sunday lunch – and dishing up service users’ favourite meal, of sausage and mash.
The charity which provides a range of food and support services, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a series of fundraisers to ensure it can continue to help people across the city into a second half century.
Opening up to provide visitors with a ‘Good Shepherd dining experience’ is also being backed by Luke Hitchins, head chef at Wolves, a long-term supporter of the charity who is kindly volunteering to help with the cooking on the day.
“This is the first time we have decided to put on a Sunday lunch to offer members of the public the opportunity to see the ‘dining experience’ which our service users are given when they visit us for food,” says Business & Finance Manager Helen Holloway.
“We can promise a very nice meal of sausage and mash – which is their favourite – along with a vegetarian option and apple crumble to follow.
“We continue to rely so heavily on the donations of food and money we receive from the local community to ensure we can help people who need it most, but we also understand that times are very difficult for a lot of people just at the moment.
“Hopefully with this idea people will be able both to support those who are particularly vulnerable across Wolverhampton, but also get to enjoy a Sunday lunch and a nice social event as we continue to mark our 50th anniversary.”
- Visitors can now book a seat for the event, at 12.30pm on Sunday, October 2nd, for the price of £8 for two courses for adults, or £2 for children, with all funds raised going straight into the food service supporting people in need across Wolverhampton. Email [email protected] to book a place and payment can be taken on the day.
CAPTION: Good Shepherd head cook Louise Hand is pictured with Wolves head chef Luke Hitchins.