The great cold in France
70 Order of Malta volunteer teams in action for the homeless
Paris, 1 March 2018
In Paris, dispensing hot soup to the homeless70 volunteer teams from Ordre de Malte France are distributing breakfast and hot soup during the winter weekends to the homeless and very poor in France’s big cities – Lille, Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Nantes, Strasbourg…. Many homeless are living on the freezing streets and their support organisations close at weekends. Temporary shelters are providing warmth and companionship over coffee and croissants to support the most fragile. Ordre de Malte France has close liaisons with local traders, food banks and associations who are helping in providing food and basic necessities.