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Nov 24

Caprice & American InterContinental University celebrate Thanksgiving with Meals For Homeless

U.S. supermodel Caprice and American InterContinental University celebrate Thanksgiving with a meal for the homeless for second year running

Supermodel Caprice, along with students from American InterContinental University London, celebrated their heritage and the American holiday of Thanksgiving yesterday, 23rd November by providing a meal for homeless women for the second year running.

Supermodel Caprice, who is renowned for being an ‘all-American’ girl joined in the festivities by helping to carve the giant turkey and serve out the dinner – waving American flags all the way. AIU London students were also on hand to serve out the traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potato, stuffing, and gravy. American flags and pumpkins decorated the room as the women enjoyed the seasonal feast.

Caprice said: “I’m so delighted to be sharing the spirit of Thanksgiving with the women of the Marylebone Project and the students of AIU London for the second year in a row. An American Thanksgiving is all about bringing people together, so to be able to celebrate with these inspiring women is a real honour.”

The roast turkey meal was provided to more than 60 homeless women at the Marylebone Project, based on Cosway Street, in Marylebone London. The Marylebone Project works with vulnerable homeless women to help empower them towards independent living through making informed choices.

Dr. Randolf Cooper, Campus Director and VP of Academic Affairs at AIU London, which is also based in Marylebone, said: “Thanksgiving arrived in America with the Pilgrims in the autumn of 1621, when the 53 surviving Pilgrims celebrated their successful harvest, as was the English custom. Today Americans celebrate Thanksgiving without a religious connotation; the emphasis is on abundance and family. We are happy to share that spirit with the community and delighted that our students can be involved in supporting a local charity such as the Marylebone Project.”

Established in 1978, AIU London offers a wide range of U.S. associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Fashion, Visual Communication, Interior design and Business. AIU London design programs are validated by the University for the Creative Arts www.ucreative.ac.uk to award BA (Hons) degrees in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Marketing and Design, Interior Design and Visual Communication. The AIU London business program is validated by Buckinghamshire New University www.bucks.ac.uk to award BA (Hons) degrees in Business Administration.”

AIU is accredited in the United States by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, a regional accrediting body for U.S. degrees.

For more information, please visit http://www.aiuniv.edu/London