Charity takes over Spitalfields Market stall for ‘Super Suppers’ launch

9 November 2015

A group of five friends enjoying a meal togetherA disability charity is staging a market stall takeover to bring the best of supper club food to hungry Londoners, and to urge them to hold their own ‘Super Supper’ in support of the charity.

Leonard Cheshire Disability is holding a food stall at Old Spitalfields Market on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November 2015 serving New Orleans vegetarian gumbo and Pakistani bun kababs to launch its new fundraising campaign Super Suppers

Super Suppers involves people signing up to host a meal and asking guests to dine and donate. Punters to the pop-up stall can make a donation in exchange for a delicious bite.

Gumbo Galley chef Nataleigh Strasburg, who hosts regular supper clubs and private events, used to be a social worker before embarking on her foodie career.

She has a personal experience of disability when her mother became paralysed, and knows the invaluable work support workers do to care for disabled people.

Nataleigh said:

‘I'm really proud to be cooking for the Super Supper’s launch. From personal experience and in my previous career as social worker, I have seen just how much charities like Leonard Cheshire Disability make a real difference in people’s lives.

‘I encourage you to get involved and plan a dinner with friends this November!’

Klara Wertheim, events officer at Leonard Cheshire Disability said:

‘Now the weather has got chillier, what could be more fun than a tasty meal at home with your friends?

‘We’ll send you a free pack to make your meal extra special, and the funds you raise will support disabled people who live in your local area. So book in your Super Supper now!’

Everyone who signs up to Super Suppers will receive a pack including menus, place cards, a helpful to-do list, donation envelopes and sparkly table confetti.

The host will then invite friends, who will be asked to make a donation to Leonard Cheshire Disability.

The money raised from Super Suppers will go towards Leonard Cheshire Disability’s invaluable work supporting disabled people to live the lives they choose.

Media enquiries

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Notes to editors

For more information about Super Suppers visit the Super Suppers page.

For more information about Gumbo Galley visit their website.

For more information on Bun Kabab visit their Facebook page.

About Leonard Cheshire Disability:

Leonard Cheshire Disability is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for disabled people. Our services include high-quality care and community support together with innovative projects supporting disabled people into education, employment and entrepreneurship. Worldwide, our global alliance of Cheshire partners supports disabled people into education and employment, and works in more than 50 countries. With over 7,500 staff, the charity supports over 7,000 disabled people in the UK.