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Employees at Arora Hotels have donated more than a hundred items to people left homeless after the rioting earlier this month.
Toiletries, blankets, towels, baby food and toddlers clothes have been sent to charities working with those affected in North London.
Anne Davey, Arora Hotels’ human resources director, said: “The Arora Team worked together to collect items that would help the victims of the riots through this difficult time in their life.
“It is these simple acts of kindness that will help to rebuild the communities that have been most affected."
To transport the donated items to a Haringey Council-run shelter in Tottenham, chauffeur company Travel Deal volunteered their services free of charge.
Arora Hotels currently operates six hotels at Heathrow, including the 605-bedroom Sofitel London Heathrow.
Myrjem, who works in the meetings and events team at Sofitel London Heathrow, was among the staff who donated.
She said: “I would have liked to have gone and helped clean up the streets but I was working on those days.
“So when I heard of this initiative and the fact that everything was already taken care of, all I had to do was bring a few toddlers clothes and toys to my work place. That way I felt that I was also part of the clean up events.”