Dedicated volunteers at Slough's Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara in Bath Road have accepted a special award for ‘community resourcefulness in response to Covid-19’.

It was presented at the London Faith & Belief Community Awards ceremony.

The Faith & Belief Forum has worked to build good relations between people of all faiths and beliefs for 20 years.

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This year it introduced a special category to the awards, to celebrate those who had created new projects with a focus on assisting those affected by the pandemic.

Slough's GMGG is one of the U.K.’s largest Sikh temples.

Since March 2020 when Covid-19 closed all places of worship, its kitchen has stayed open to serve Langar to people all over the UK.

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It has collaborated with over 130 charities, organisations and places of worship to provide over a million freshly cooked, nutritious, vegetarian hot meals to the homeless, needy & NHS staff, all over London - while distributing over 430 tonnes of fresh produce to charities, faith organisations and individuals.

Its food programme has been completely self-funded and no grants or monetary donations have been taken for this initiative.