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This Muslim-Owned Restaurant Is Doing Its Bit For The Homeless This Christmas

"We're just helping people," Hasan Masud, who works at Shish Restaurant, told BuzzFeed News.

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The Muslim-owned Shish Restaurant in Sidcup, southeast London, has said it will provide homeless and elderly people with a free three-course Christmas dinner this year. "No one eats alone on Christmas Day," it said in a leaflet. "We are here to sit with you."

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Hasan Masud, who works at Shish Restaurant, told BuzzFeed News: "We're just helping people." He said the team at Shish also wanted to open their doors to the elderly because "lots of people stay home alone for Christmas... They don't need to. They can come here and have some fun."

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Victoria Sanusi is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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