Crystal Palace opens a stadium box for the homeless

The executives of Crystal Palace decided to open a lodge at Selhurst Park Stadium to accommodate the homeless. - GLYN KIRK / AFP

Nice initiative of Crystal Palace. The club's officials have decided to open a stadium box so homeless people can sleep there when the temperature falls below zero
theEvening standard, A maximum of ten people per night can benefit from this roof in Selhurst Park, where a camp bed, dinner, breakfast and a laundry are waiting for them.

"Help those who need it the most"

"We look forward to working with the Croydon City Council (in the southern suburbs of London) to help homeless people find shelters in extreme cold," said Phil Alexander, executive director of the club. , We want to do good and help those who need it most. "

Of course, this initiative will delight the elected officials of the community. "We hope that this support from a Premier League club will encourage many other companies to do what they can," said one of them, Alison Butler. Crystal Palace is an example. "