Kojo Anim shot to fame after wowing judges with his comedic talent on Britain’s Got Talent – he’s now teamed up with Deliveroo to popularize his comedy over meals this Christmas to raise money for needy families
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Christmas is a time to gather with those you love to share a festive meal and capture special memories.
And while some spend huge amounts of money on food, drink and gifts, others can’t afford to celebrate.
But Britain’s Got Talent star Kojo Anim is working on her goal this year to help families in need this year and wants to make sure no one goes hungry.
The comedian featured in episode 13 of The Favorite Contest brought a good laugh to all who watched and is now hoping his jokes can raise some cash.
His ‘Crackers Cracking Hunger’, launched in partnership with Deliveroo, will include a Christmas hat and a hilarious joke written by the comedian himself.
All proceeds from the crackers will be donated to charities, the Felix Project and Fareshare, who dedicate their time to making sure delicious food doesn’t go to waste and give it to families demand.
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Kojo says coming up with short witty jokes is his biggest challenge, but he wants to bring smiles and laughter to families this Christmas.
He said: “My gift is to tell jokes but my aim is to help people, that’s why it’s important to me to support Deliveroo in this campaign.
“I have to say, trying to make a one-liner Christmas cookie has been a bigger comedic challenge for me than Britain’s Got Talent, but I loved every second! For the chance to bring Bringing laughter back to the families around this dinner table Christmas is an absolute privilege.”
Kojo also talks about the hardships he faced growing up, spending his childhood in foster care, while spending time volunteering at homeless kitchens in his hometown. Christmas time.
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He said: “I know what it feels like to be desperate and to be the one crying on your knees. Before Britain’s Got Talent, I was exhausted and fed up and things can easily go downhill – it’s scary how quickly things can escalate for everyone. “
He continued: “I’m lucky because I always have close family and friends around me and while we didn’t grow up well, our community is what makes us stronger, especially is during the festive season.
“I know not everyone has that and what I love about this campaign is that it doesn’t just bring a Christmas meal to people in need – it brings the whole community to them.”
The campaign is part of Deliveroo’s broader charity initiative, ‘Full Life’, which aims to help deliver meals to those in need throughout the year.
The delivery service seems to be on track with their campaign, having delivered more than 800,000 meals and looking to deliver more.
“This winter will be difficult for millions of families and children struggling with rising costs of living and income challenges,” said Lindsay Boswell, CEO at FareShare. We are grateful for Deliveroo and Kojo’s support of the communities FareShare supports across the UK, at a time when that help is really needed.”
The Christmas cookies are available for purchase on the Deliveroo app and from 18 Deliveroo Editions locations including London, Brighton and Manchester.
Deliveroo has also ensured that any customer who is not within a radius of any of the Edition sites can still donate on the ‘Crackers Cracking Hunger – Make a Donation’ page.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/britains-talent-star-kojo-anim-25602424 Britain's Got Talent star Kojo Anim launches Christmas cookies to help needy families