Guru Nanak's Free Kitchenette – helping Sydney's homeless

Following the teachings and philosophy of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, a group of volunteers has been p...

Following the teachings and philosophy of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, a group of volunteers has been providing free food the to homeless in Sydney for seven years now.

While on vacation in Canada & UK six years ago, the founders of Sydney’s Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchenette, Lucky Singh and her husband Balbir Singh bumped into a group which was helping the local homeless there.

...‘Since then, we have been providing free food, clothing and other daily needs to Sydney’s homeless at least once every month, if not twice. Our volunteers are from all nationalities, who come to Martin Place, which is heart of Sydney and which also has a large number of homeless people living in the rough. Our volunteers bring home-cooked food, fruits, tea, coffee and other goodies to distribute among these homeless community members,’ said Balbir Singh to SBS Punjabi.

‘The food that we provide is vegetarian and people love it. Keeping the oncoming winter in mind, this time we are distributing blankets, beanies, jackets, socks and shoes as well to these homeless people free of cost’.

The founder of GNFK Balbir Singh with his wife Lucky Singh told SBS Punjabi, ‘With the support of volunteers, we have managed over 70 events in last six years. GNFK has become a joiner for not only Indian but wider communities as well. People from Nepali, Chinese, Fijian, Australians backgrounds come along to volunteer in this noble cause’...

 

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