Caffeine fans asked to buy coffees for homeless people
Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities
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A new initiative to encourage caffeine fans to buy coffees for homeless people is about to be rolled out across Liverpool.
Customers at coffee shops and restaurants can pay for a hot drink and at a later date a homeless person can go into the shop and ask if there are any ‘suspended coffees’ - which they can then have for free.
The idea is that nobody in Liverpool will go a day without a hot drink or a meal.
The scheme has been running at Gourmet Coffee UK since April but is set to begin at other outlets in early June.
The money the scheme raises will be given to the Suspended Coffee Liverpool Trust, which supports local homeless shelters, disadvantaged families and pensioners.
It is hoped the scheme will take off and allow the people of Liverpool to make a real difference to those less fortunate in the local community.