Stamford Hill school team up with charity to help elderly

Tawhid School pupils with Age UK workers and elderly

Tawhid School pupils with Age UK workers and elderly - Credit: Archant

A Stamford Hill school have teamed up with a national charity to support older people during the winter.

Pupils from Tawhid Boys School, in Cazenove Road, are collaborating with Age UK to donate food for the elderly.

The scheme is part of a campaign to help the borough’s most vulnerable and isolated residents.

Teacher and project co-ordinator, Is’Haaq Jasat, said: “This has been an ongoing campaign for the past four years and it demonstrates our commitment as a school to help the wider community, which also involves catering for the elderly community.

“We had a huge response from our students and they made a significant contribution by taking part in such a meaningful and important project.”

Year 9 pupil, Haroon Jabbar said: “Anything as little as one food parcel can bring so much happiness to someone else.”

Abdullah Samadi in Year 7, added: “It’s nice to help and be part of such a noble cause.”

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The boys were praised by Age UK and a spokesperson said all food donated will go towards providing a Christmas meal for more than 70 older people.