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George Clooney grabs a sandwich in Scotland to help the homeless

/ Source: TODAY

George Clooney traveled this week to Scotland, where he stopped in Thursday for a quick bite to eat at a sandwich shop that helps the homeless.

Greeted by a large crowd awaiting his arrival outside the Edinburgh cafe, Social Bite, Clooney shook hands and posed for selfies before making his way into the bistro, which employs people who used to be homeless and donates all of its profits to charity.

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 12: Hollywood actor George Clooney, poses for a selfie with members of the public following a visit to Social Bite sandwich shop which helps homeless people on November 12, 2015 in Edinburgh,Scotland. The actor visited the Social Bite cafe, which donates all its profits to homeless people, he will also have lunch with a competition winner and address the Scottish Business awards this evening. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Clooney paid the visit in response to an invitation by the shop's co-founder, Josh Littlejohn, who reached out to the Hollywood A-lister after his store helped raise money for one of Clooney's charities.

“We said come and visit our Social Bite shop, and to our somewhat amazement but also our delight he said yes,” Littlejohn told ITV News. “It was everything and more we hoped for.”

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actor George Clooney hands over a five pound note to Ciara Whelan during a visit to Social Bite sandwich shop, where he met owners Alice Thompson, Josh Littlejohn and former homeless staff members on November 12, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff Holmes/Getty Images)Jeff Holmes / Getty Images

Once inside the shop, Clooney posed for additional photos and selfies before making his way to the counter and ordered an avocado, pesto and pepper wrap. He also donated $1,000 to the organization.

“This place is great. Fantastic, guys,” he told the group.

Clooney traveled abroad to address the Scottish Business Awards on Thursday night.