After Kamals post I looked for a story I’d read, but found this clip instead

Have you ever seen suspended coffee or suspended meals?

Love, light, and glitter

34 thoughts on “Sunday Sunshine and Sparkles – Suspended Coffee

  1. Yes. I paid for lunch myself and then doubled it to pay exactly the same for the same for a homeless person. I didn’t even know they offered this until I spotted the jar on the till point. If the queue hadn’t been so long I wouldn’t have got bored and decided to amuse myself by reading the notice on the jar!

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      1. Yes I’ve seen it in a couple of places but can only remember this one.
        In many ways I think it’s nicer than bringing hot food to someone sat outside, it must be nice to feel the creature comfort and warmth of the dry indoors. But maybe that makes it harder to return back outside? And possibly I can imagine they might feel self-conscious, especially if not used to it.

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  2. This is beautiful. I have heard of pay it forward but this is the first I have heard of suspended coffee/meal. I am going to reblog this on The Wonderful and Wild World…..this is something everyone should see/watch. Thank you for sharing. 🙂

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      1. Yes it is. Thank you. The first year is the hardest. I discovered that when I stopped taking otc muscle relaxants. Long story short…..I counted each day/then each month/year to year now. That one will be there years this year. As for the alcohol yesterday I did argue with self but came home and had coffee instead. 🤓💜

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  3. I’ve never seen it in person, but I’ve heard of this kind of thing happening.

    I don’t mean to be a downer, but sadly, I’ve also heard of cashiers just pocketing the extra money for suspended meals… I feel like I would only be able to do this if it were at a place where I was regular enough to trust the people working there, and where this was a common practice.

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  4. Interesting – I have not heard of that gesture over here, but it does not mean it doesn’t exist. How thoughtful … it sounds a little like what the concept of “paying it forward” is here in the U.S. You do a service or pay for goods in advance of the person and say you are paying it forward.

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  5. I think it’s an awesome thing. I’ve learned about it a few years ago. Sadly, not enough places do that.
    I would totally pitch in at a place that I trusted. If you pay and then that money is stolen by an employee (or the company), then it’s a waste. Do the needy know they can enter and check if there is a suspended coffee/meal available? I definitely have not seen any signage like that at the door.

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    1. I once heard about a restaurant where they put up post its and for those taken they take it down.

      I think they do know. Maybe word of mouth. I think the best thing would be if every cafe did that… because I think so many places would do it.

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  6. Haven’t seen such a thing where I live, but I also didn’t really do much in places with other people most of my life. So maybe now they have such a thing. Would at least be great and I would support it. But I have seen such a thing in a supermarket, in another town where I went to work for the past 3 years. At least sometimes I have seen some pre-packed meals for people who couldn’t afford it. I think they were brought to a food bank later (where poor or homeless people can get a meal).

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