Muslim group cook meals for Huddersfield care home staff living in caravans to help protect residents

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) have catered for the staff of Meadow Court Residential Home in Huddersfield, who have been described as ‘angels’ – after agreeing to live on site to help shield residents from coronavirus.

16 staff members and four directors at the residential home are living on the premises in caravans for three weeks.

Youth Leader of AMYA Huddersfield, Mr Shakeel Yousaf Said:

We the local youth wing of the Ahmadiyya Muslim association in Huddersfield were touched by this response from the staff and we felt that we should offer our services of any support. When we called to offer any help, they said that they were well equipped, but then I mentioned we would like to share our Iftar meal.

This is a massive ask on the staff to leave their families and loved ones for three weeks and is a big reflection on their commitment. As a thank you gesture, we have provided a 4-course curry meal to all staff at Meadow court residential care home.


Over the past month, AMYA has been supporting those on the front line and vulnerable members of the public through a number of campaigns, including: Assisting NHS staff with food packages and PPE supplies, supplying food parcels and donating to foodbanks.