Syrian feast brings community together at the LOFT

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first_imgIt has been said that ‘food is the ingredient that binds us together’, and the first event of the new ‘Food From The Holy Land’ project in Donegal did just that. People of all ages and from all over the world came together in the LOFT at Donegal Youth Service for a Syrian feast recently.The feast consisted of various types of authentic Syrian food, kindly cooked for the local community by two Syrian women Nadine Berri and Jawaher Kurdi who have recently come to live in Letterkenny with their families. Syrian Food Project participants from DLDC and DYS: Left to right: Eyad Meshael, Marie Corcran-Tindell, Michael Campbell, Frankie McGreevy, Bilal Abd El Jalil, Nadine Berri, Jawaher Kurdi, Obeida Abd Al Jalil“We had such a great day and we are extremely thankful to the people from Syria who put in so much effort allowing us all to appreciate their beautiful food,” LOFT Youth Worker Frankie McGreevy said.The Loft Youth Project, Donegal Youth Service and the Community Foundation for Ireland are delighted to host the new initiative in partnership with the Donegal Local Development Company Resettlement Programme. Donegal Youth Service is a countywide youth organisation, meeting the needs of young people all over Donegal.  For more information you can pop in to 16-18 Port Road, Letterkenny, call 074 91 29630, email [email protected], visit www.donegalyouthservice.ie and stay up to date with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Syrian feast brings community together at the LOFT was last modified: May 20th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Donegal Youth Serviceloftsyrian food eventlast_img

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