Marks and Spencer Food is celebrating Pride season this year and has launched a special limited-edition LGBTQ+ sandwich – a twist on its popular BLT – featuring a delicious combination of Lettuce, Guacamole, Bacon andTomato (LGBT).
Alongside this, to celebrate Pride 2019 M&S is donating £10,000 to akt the national LGBTQ+ Youth Homelessness charity.
M&S is also donating €1000 to BeLonG To Youth Services for LGBTI+ young people in Ireland.
An M&S Spokesperson said: “The BLT is one of our most loved sandwiches and we’re really excited to give it a delicious twist for our customers to enjoy while celebrating Pride season”
Carrie Reiners, Director of Fundraising, akt said: “We’re thrilled to see M&S show visible support for the LGBTQ+ community this Pride, and are extremely grateful to be one of its two chosen charities. The donation from M&S will enable us to continue providing safe homes and better futures for the young LGBTQ+ people we work with, through our Purple Door safe house, host programme, mentoring and youth engagement work”