Generous Hibs distributed fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy products and perishables which were meant for the postponed game against St Johnstone on Saturday 14th March to local charities and community groups.
Hibs fans were joined by supporters of other cubs on social media with the vast majority praising the actions of the club with several quoting former Famous Five legend Eddie Turnbull who famously said: “There’s class, there’s first class and there is Hibs class.”
The match was postponed at short notice due to the coronavirus pandemic as work was ongoing to prepare lunches for hundreds of supporters who had purchased the matchday hospitality packages in the various suites inside the West Stand.
The Hibernian Community Foundation which is the charitable arm of the Football Club has close links to local charities and community groups who were delighted to receive the food.
Regular foodbanks donations are accepted at the stadium, whilst the Foundation are raising money to deliver 5000 hot meals to children through after school activities across Edinburgh.
In addition, the club work with the Cyrenians charity to provide 600 free lunches at their weekly Gamechanger events within Easter Road.