A North Dublin shop has vowed to supply Christmas dinners for homeless people in the community.
The kind gesture ahead of the festive season has been applauded by locals and by the Ballymun Soup Run group.
Nan’s Supervalu will supply and cook Christmas dinners for the homeless people in Ballymun on the 19 December.
The organiser of Ballymun Soup run, Jeri Byrne thanked the shop for their kind offer.
She posted: “Phone call made my day.
“The stress all day thinking about our Xmas Dinner, along comes an angel on the other end of the phone telling me I’m not to even cook a potato, they will supply, cook and serve everything to our friends and they want to give us the day off to spend it with our service users and to acknowledge the work we do in the community.
“I really am gobsmacked.
“There genuinely are some really good people on this earth Robert Murphy you are one for sure.
“Nan’s SuperValu & Ballymun Soup Run bringing Christmas to the axis centre Ballymun on the 19th of December for those in need.”
Jeri told Dublin Live that the offer left her speechless.
She said: “What a present to receive for Christmas, no cooking, no serving, no stress, time to spend with our friends.”
Locals in the area applauded the generous offer.
One person said: “That’s amazing news there’s some kind hearted people still out there.
Another said: “Absolutely amazing.”
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