A HOLLYWOOD star is asking Londoners to volunteer for a Hackney charity.
Lindsay Lohan, who last year showed a new facet to her talent when she took on a West End theatre role, tweeted: “Volunteer and be of service. Come help us at #RedRouteCafé http://redroutecafe.org.uk in Hackney”.
The actor has, says CSV, “buddied up” with another young volunteer and has contributed to a community radio show, the café and to planning events.
CSV chief executive Oonagh Aitken told Loving Dalston: “We are delighted that Lindsay is volunteering for CSV, particularly the work she’s doing with our young volunteers on Positive Futures.”
She had also helped to promote the café, which is run with voluntary help.
Lohan first made her name in 1998’s The Parent Trap and as well as winning praise, and criticism, in other movies, has branched into pop music and fashion, despite difficulties in coping with the kind of celebrity antics that made her regular tabloid fodder.
The least her fans can do is wish her well as she recovers from an illness caught on a Pacific island.
David Altheer 220115
* Anyone, of any age, interested in helping can drop into the Red Route Café at 24 Lower Clapton Road E5 0PD or phone 020 3780 5870.
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