Vending Machines For The Homeless Will Provide Food, Clothes, And Books


The UK’s first vending machine designed specifically for homeless people will launch just in time for Christmas.

homeless vending machines
Credit: Action Hunger

The machines dispense water, fresh fruit, energy bars, crisps, chocolate, and sandwiches, as well as socks, sanitary towels, antibacterial lotion, toothbrush and toothpaste combination packs, and books.

The concept comes from the charity Action Hunger, whose mission is to alleviate poverty and hardship amongst the homeless.

homeless vending machines
Credit: Action Hunger

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