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Charity benefits from Barbecue Week sausage house

Hot house: Anita Hemmings from St Basils with Linden Homes’ Roy Smith and the barbecue home

Hot house: Anita Hemmings from St Basils with Linden Homes’ Roy Smith and the barbecue home

A homeless charity benefited when we built a home out of sausages and burgers as a fun way to celebrate Barbecue Week.

Our West Midlands region built a mini house out of barbecue ingredients and donated it, together with a food parcel, to St Basils, a Birmingham-based charity which works with young homeless people.

The four-foot tall mini house was constructed from a timber frame with the addition of 200 sausages, 25 burgers, four potato waffles, one yoghurt flapjack, one Twix and some chocolate stars.

The idea was the brainchild of Linden Homes West Midlands sales manager Linda Huntingdon, who said: “We try to help out local causes as much as we can and we thought that by building a barbecue home for St Basils, it would be something quite different yet beneficial.

“The frame was built by one of our apprentices – a very different task for him to get involved with and one which took a bit of persuading. He also helped to place the sausages and burgers on there too and the end result is fantastic!”

Anita Hemmings, manager at St Basils Erdington accommodation scheme, said: “We accepted their offer of free food for our young residents with open arms and couldn’t wait to see the end result, which we think is marvellous and will be very popular with our young people.”

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