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Redbridge teen recognised by Jack Petchey Foundation for pitching in during lockdown

PUBLISHED: 09:58 27 July 2020

Daniel Sacks, from Redbridge, was awarded by the Jack Petchey Foundation for his volunteer work during lockdown. Picture: Jack Petchey Foundation

Daniel Sacks, from Redbridge, was awarded by the Jack Petchey Foundation for his volunteer work during lockdown. Picture: Jack Petchey Foundation

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A Redbridge teenager who has been helping a meals on wheels service throughout the pandemic was awarded by the Jack Petchey Foundation in a scheme that recognises people who are helping out during lockdown.

Daniel volunteered multiple times a week at Sinclair Houses's meals on wheels service. Picture: Jack Petchey FoundationDaniel volunteered multiple times a week at Sinclair Houses's meals on wheels service. Picture: Jack Petchey Foundation

Daniel Sacks, 18, has been volunteering multiple times a week at Sinclair House, in Woodford Bridge Road.

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He has helped put together and delivered more than 650 frozen and hot meals each week for elderly and vulnerable people.

To go a step further he sometimes also includes extras, such as newspapers or biscuits to give them a personal touch.

Daniel was awarded £50 from the foundation and a letter from Sir Jack to congratulate him on going the extra mile to help others.

If you’d like to nominate a young person visit https://www.jackpetcheyfoundation.org.uk/opportunities/jack-petcheys-community-nominations/


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