Crisp idea sees Esme help the homeless
The Herald|December 06, 2021
HUNDREDS OF PACKETS ARE BEING TURNED INTO BLANKETS
STUART ABEL

A CARING seven-year-old has collected hundreds of crisp packets to be turned into blankets for the homeless.

Esme Braddock wanted to help, after seeing many rough sleepers on a family trip to London, and her parents found about groups across the country who could turn old foil-lined packets into blankets.

A simple notice on the family’s front window in Torpoint, Cornwall, has now brought bin bags of crisps to their door – collected by Scouts, Esme’s school and the local Co-op.

Workmen putting down cables in their street have even been posting them through their letterbox.

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