Hollywood’s beloved heartthrob George Clooney is doing something that is making us fall in love with him even more.
The 54-year-old award-winning actor stopped by Social Bite, a small sandwich cafe for homeless people in Edinburgh, Scotland early Thursday. The acclaimed actor and director drew a crowd of spectators and reporters to the establishment when he arrived in a car driven by his chauffeur, reported Page Six.
The sandwich cafe is an initiative to help homeless people by employing those without jobs and feeding those without meals. Clooney commended the social project as he told reporters:
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“I like what they’re doing, I think it’s a very important cause. I think the idea that we can all participate in everyone’s difficulties is really important.”
While at the restaurant, Clooney handed over a five-pound note and generously gave $1,000 to buy meals for those in need. He even sat down to have some coffee and a sandwich.
Clooney was graciously invited social entrepreneur and cafe co-founder, Josh Littlejohn. Littlejohn started his cafe, Social Bite, as a social enterprise to help homeless people. One hundred percent of the restaurant’s profits are donated to social causes.
Littlejohn is also the organizer of the Scottish Business Award event that Clooney was expected to attend later that day.