The Love146 UK team kicked off the New Year by sharing food, stories, laughter, and dreams with some of the young people we serve.
We have found there is something powerful about sitting around a table sharing food. It creates a sense of community and fellowship, and an impression we want to emphasize to the young people we partner with: they are not journeying alone.
Conversation around the table provided a chance for us to really invest in the young people; we want them to know that their voices are listened to and their feelings are important.
Food can represent a culture, and it can connect us to past experiences and memories. Therefore, sharing a meal together prompted great conversations that opened up the opportunity to share our personal journeys.
Amongst all of the food, games, joy, and laughter there was a real sense of unity and hope.
We are so grateful to have been able to welcome in the New Year alongside some of the young people we support. The support and generosity of our partners allowed this to happen. Thank you!