With the coronavirus changing the way we live, those without places to call their own or money for groceries are left with even less than they had before. Local soup kitchen, Ladles of Love is making sure Cape Town’s homeless aren’t forgotten.

Amid nationwide lockdown the friendly food-providing team has been registered as an essential service provider and their volunteers are working to fill stomachs on the Mother City’s empty streets.

Some Ladles of Love volunteers at work.

While volunteers and team members at Ladles of Love are making sure no one goes without food, they are also expending their offering to try and feed more people than just their usual customers during the lockdown.

Precautions are also being taken to ensure the virus doesn’t spread, including having volunteers sanitise their hands and wear gloves as well as wearing masks, hair nets and aprons.

No physical contact between volunteers and guests is also strictly adhered to.

As the lockdown and the battle against the deadly coronavirus goes on, residents are being asked to remember and appreciate essential service providers and their efforts.

The caring volunteers and team at Ladles of Love are deserving of appreciation too as they put their lives at risk so those with nothing at least have something to eat.

Pictures: Facebook/Ladles of Love

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Aimee Pace

Aimee is an avid gamer, enthusiastic yogi and animal lover. Addicted to anime, coffee and plant-based meals. Current favourite pastimes include, sewing and learning Japanese.