- Vicky and Anthony are restaurant owners in Orange Grove
- They supply food to the unemployed for free
- Their initiative started in 2017 and has expanded
Two restaurant owners are supplying healthy food for free to the unemployed in Orange Grove and Norwood, Gauteng.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Vicky Seboyane and Anthony Sacks started the initiative in February 2017.
They started off with supplying 60 plates of food every Wednesday to people looking for temporary and permanent jobs around the area.
They increased this to the current 100 plates. The food is fresh from their restaurants and is not leftovers.
Vicky owns Vicky’s Restaurant along Louis Botha Avenue in Orange Grove and Anthony owns the Next Door Restaurant in Norwood.
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Speaking to northeasterntribune.co.za, the two Good Samaritans said the initiative is aimed at ensuring the unemployed don't go hungry while job hunting.
We have been serving them pap, meat and vegetables every Wednesday since last year February. This shows that as business people we don’t only focus on making money but also on supporting needy people in our areas of business.
The beneficiaries expressed appreciation to the two owners for their kind gesture. One of them, Pride Dube, said:
We’re very grateful and they don’t only do it for the few of us who are here looking for employment but for the entire community.
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