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West Ham players serve food to families at Stratford Circus Arts Centre

PUBLISHED: 11:54 15 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:54 15 December 2017

Selfie time for Sam Byram Picture: West Ham United

Selfie time for Sam Byram Picture: West Ham United

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West Ham stars visited Stratford Circus Arts Centre to meet families supported by the Full Hearts Full Tummies scheme.

Chicharito meets one of the youngest participants Picture: West Ham United Chicharito meets one of the youngest participants Picture: West Ham United

The project aims to support people in Newham who wouldn’t be able to afford Christmas treats.

The players - Winston Reid, Declan Rice, Sam Byram and Chicharito - helped the team to serve a hot meal to families on a day that also saw them enjoy a performance of the venue’s Christmas performance, The Ramshackle House.

Stratford Circus Arts Centre director Tania Wilmer said: “We’d like to thank West Ham United for making this an extra special day for these families.

“A warm meal and a beautiful family show for £1 gives children a great Christmas experience at a time that can be challenging for many families.”

Chicharito added: “The scheme deserves huge recognition for the sheer amount of disadvantaged families it helps every year.”

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