A group of volunteers selflessly helps Balearic drunken youths return home to tourists.In Magaluf (Calvia, Majorca island) are common young tourists who drink unlimited, committed many stupidities and many of them end up lying on the floor with lost consciousness.
To help these young people has created a ' vigilante 'is watching over them as if angels were addressed .
In fact, precisely called ' Street Angels 'ie the Street Angels , a volunteer group that patrols the streets of this Balearic town helps youth and accompanying uncontrolled home when not even have feet.
The promoter of this initiative is Cameron Springthorpe , a British resident in Mallorca and has imported a model of Christian volunteer already exists in England, because it was born in 2005 in Hallifax.
"We just want to show people the practical love of Jesus, we believe that if He were now walking the earth, Magaluf is exactly the kind of place where He would want to be there and be his hands, his feet and helping people the same way in which He would."
- Cameron Springthorpe, driver of Street Angels Magaluf.
This group of volunteers works only on weekends, 4 hours Saturday and four hours on a Sunday , in the 'rush hour' of slippage, between 4:00 am and 8:00 am.
"It makes you feel good to see so much response and that people recognize you.Being light in such a dark place. It's great."
- Simone Mooj, Volunteer Street Angels.
After accompanying the boy or the girl home , you put a bracelet so you know who has helped and how they arrived at their house , so do not panic asking the question how I have come here? Perhaps the first thought you have the morning after a binge of this caliber.
The Street Angels also help when one of these kids lost passport or just need information. Jackie Sowerby a volunteer explains that had an impact, "someone went to the beach and left all his belongings in the sand when he returned had stolen everything, including his passport, but fortunately God helped us find the pants she had lost and find his passport. That was great, that's one thing that I can not forget. "
They are recognized because patrol with reflective vests and intention now is to get more volunteers to organize patrols in Palma and El Arenal, other areas of the Balearic archipelago also need this type of service.
"You feel as if you've done something positive and you have not just talked about the situation."
- Denise Skinner, Volunteer Street Angels.
The news have met this afternoon listening to the radio and have completed information streetangels.es , Web initiative.