A charity volunteer has been named as a Halifax Giving Extra Award winner.
Michael Parkes has been recognised by the local awards panel for providing food and a safe environment for the homeless and disadvantaged of Halifax.
Nominated by Julie Richardson, Michael, who is one of 66 local winners from across the UK, has gone above and beyond for the people in his community.
He helps out at the Banqueting Table café for Christians Together Calderdale and feeds 80 people with a two course meal three times a week.
Michael said: “I was surprised but also delighted to win a Halifax Giving Extra Award.
“It was such an honour to just be nominated, so I am hugely proud to have actually won and I am accepting this award on behalf of the whole team who deserve the award as much as I do.”
Jonathan Wales, community ambassador for Halifax said: “The work that Michael has done for the community is outstanding and truly deserves this recognition.
“He has truly gone the extra mile for people in our community – and we are delighted to recognise this.”