Greater than 1,500 uneaten faculty dinners got to charities in Bournemouth as colleges closed as a result of snow.
The rooster and pasta meals had already been cooked when information of Thursday’s faculty closures got here via, supplier Forerunner mentioned.
The meals – which additionally included apple crumble and custard desserts – was shared between eight native charities.
Homeless hostel Michael Home mentioned it was “superb”.
Declan O’Toole, from Forerunner, mentioned: “We now have to attend till the colleges cancel, and keep on making the meals till they resolve they don’t seem to be going to be in.
“We had a tonne of meals which we did not wish to waste.”
He mentioned there was a “queue of organisations” desirous to take the meals.
Rory Brown from Michael Home in Boscombe mentioned: “We weren’t certain we had been even going to get our personal supply of meals right this moment so this has actually helped us out.
“It is allowed us to offer lunch and dinner for 24 folks – our cook dinner was over the moon.”
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