AN OUTREACH service founder said he is “very thankful” after he was awarded for his commitment to helping the homeless.

Shin Dhother, founder of Slough Outreach, has been supporting the homeless and vulnerable communities across Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead since 2017.

The service, which is run by a team of volunteers seven days a week, delivers hot meals and essential food to those in need and has been widely recognised within the town.

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And recently Mr Dhother was nominated for the Community Volunteer 2022 at the Community Policing Awards.

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Mr Dhother said it was a “pleasant surprise” to win the award.

He said: “I’m very thankful to all who nominated, and I'm overwhelmed with gratitude.

“It's an honour to have our community outreach work recognised and this is only possible with the support of our selfless team of volunteers and community donors.

“So thank you, this award is for you, our Slough Outreach friends.”

The person who nominated Mr Dhother said: "Shin works tirelessly to help the homeless and vulnerable people in Berkshire."