1279He works for the charity Centrepoint, which helps homeless young people and had been working with a young person earlier on the day of this picture, to get them smart clothes for a job interview. The garments were to be funded by his local Job Centre.
Our subject explains in his audio clip how the youth “spent all afternoon choosing his things, and by the time he got back, the Job Centre said it was too late to come and get the money to pay for them”.
But this would mean he wouldn’t get the clothes in time for his job interview. When the news was broken by our subject, the young man gave this reply. Taken in Bethnal Green, London at a Centrepoint event.