Guests to the Capuchin Centre were treated to a pleasant surprise when 42 staff members from three Dublin based Radisson Blu Hotels were cooking and helping to serve
1,000 meals to the capital’s people in need.
The Capuchin Day Centre provides a safe, warm and comfortable environment for people to retreat to, and with the growing increase of people in need, their services are required more than ever. Each morning of the week the Capuchin Day Centre provides breakfast for approximately 300 people and a full lunch in the afternoon for 600 from its premises at the back of the Capuchin Friary on Church Street in Dublin’s inner city. The service is provided completely free of charge for people who are homeless or in need. In addition, the centre also distributes 1700 food parcels every Wednesday to those on the poverty threshold who are finding it difficult to feed their families. Other simple means such showers, clothing and a variety of medical, dental and social services are also provided for people who are finding life difficult.