Free distribution operation of meals to homeless persons – MARSEILLE (FRANCE)

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Objective : To encourage the integration of persons facing material and moral difficulties, through the free distribution of meals and a moral support. To restore the human dignity to homeless persons during the 2015 Christmas period. 

Location of the action : DOWNTOWN OF MARSEILLE (13), FRANCE.

Means and resources deployed :

26-31 December 2015 : Sending out a Team of volunteers of our Association  to organize a free distribution operation of meals to persons facing material and moral difficulties in the downtown of MARSEILLE (FRANCE) from 9 PM to 11 PM, and to give them a human and moral support. Evaluation of their needs for an adequate housing. Seeking housing solutions.

Field for intervention targeted by the European Commission : Europe 2020 Strategy. European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion.

We met Latin, sleeping on a mattress on the ground, in a noisy street. We helped him the next day.

Latin 2

We met Latin, sleeping on a mattress on the ground, in a noisy street. We helped him the next day.

SDF Matelas nuit

We met and helped Alain, homeless : he was sleeping on the Canebiere Street of Marseille.

Alain SDF Marseille 2

Alain is homeless : his dog is his family.

Alain SDF à Marseille

We met and helped Habib : he was sleeping on cardboard boxes, hosted in the lobby of an old and fashionable building.


Habib dans le hall de l'immeuble

We met and helped Habib : he was sleeping on cardboard boxes, hosted in the lobby of an old and fashionable building.

Habib et Didier