Scots charity worker Laura McSorley ‘humbled’ after winning Women of the Year Kindness Award

Scots charity worker Laura McSorley said she was ‘humbled’ after winning the Kindness Award at the Women of the Year Awards on Lorraine.

Laura, who set up the Kindness Homeless Street Team with just £5, now gives hot meals and essential items to thousands of homeless and vulnerable people.

Lorraine Kelly’s team previously arrived at Laura’s home in Glasgow with bagpipes to inform her that she was one of three finalists.

And she received her award at a glitzy ceremony in London on Monday.

The awards do celebrates and recognises the achievements of women throughout the UK and the world.

Laura said: “I feel incredible and really humble that I’ve been in a room with so many lovely worthy winners and that’ I’ve been picked I’m over the moon.

“We feed them, look after them give them furniture, we give them toiletries and a reason to get up and get out. We make sure they’ve got a bit of stability.

“We make sure these people are supported and it’s the ongoing support as well.”

“They walk away feeling really good with themselves. It always resonated with me I can make a difference to peoples lives. That was always in my head.

“You can go out and make that difference.”

Following the win, Lorraine said: “It was such a brill day.

“Well done to Laura, They are all winners. “


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