A leap of faith

Hi My name is Szymon Daniel Maciejewski, but you can call me Si-mo-on.

I originate from Poland and have travelled through most of Europe in my life.
Thankfully, in my profession as a Chef, the language barrier is limited due to the globalisation of specific terms in the kitchen environment.

This allowed me to visit and try various types of traditional cuisines and learn and connect with the dishes created locally by the best possible chefs.

The production of a dish starts with farming or gathering ingredients from suppliers, and through a process, we call Food Chain.To produce any dish in a restaurant, hotel, or home, this food chain's elements must be strong and connected.

One night, the small country people went to sleep peacefully and woke up to the sounds of enemy missiles and the news of their country being invaded the next day.

It has been one of the most terrible and ruthless acts. We cannot sit by and watch this happen to our fellow brothers and sisters. Even when thousands of people have died, most of them stayed back to fight for their country, their rights, freedom and families.

Now, it’s our turn to stand together and support those in need.”

Millions of people have been forced to flee. Numerous families and children were made homeless and orphaned. The conflict has brought about an urgent need for food, water and shelter especially for children.

I believe that it is our responsibility to stand up for the people who can’t and offer a helping hand to those in need. By overcoming my fear of heights, I hope to inspire people to take a step forward and offer help because I wholeheartedly believe that even the smallest actions can have the most impactful results.

In response to the emergency, I am committed to raising funds for the unfortunate, affected families and individuals in the conflict.

The funds raised from this event shall be redirected to the Unicef.

This is the least we can do for them.

Do you want to join me in making a difference? I'm raising money in aid of The United Kingdom Committee for UNICEF and every donation will help. Thank you in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me.

More information about The United Kingdom Committee for UNICEF: Unicef is the world's leading organisation working for children. Unicef works in partnership with families, local communities, partners and governments in over 190 countries to help every child realise their full potential. Registered charity 1072612 (England and Wales) and SC043677 (Scotland). We promise to keep your details safe and we’ll never sell or swap your information with any other organisation.


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