A litter bit of talking does us all good
8 GoodGymers made their way to help the Slough Refugee Support in Slough.
- Wednesday, 12th of July 2023
- Led by Manjit Birk
This was our second task especially planned for the team at Slough Refugee Support. A while back I did some work with the English class wearing another hat and one issue they highlighted was that they wanted to volunteer in the community but didn't know how to.
Its good to talk
The class members just needed a lead, a link, a way in to make this happen for them.
So I thought the perfect way to combine intergrating into the community as well as practising conversational English was to do a special GoodGym task just for this class.
Last month we went to Salt Hill Park and did a litter pick there. And today we went to The Jubilee River for another environmental litter pick.
Noreen the class teacher had given them key words to find and with an even split of the class members and GoodGymers off we went to talk, walk and find our key word items! With 17 of us in total we were bound to collect a few bagfuls!
I am very happy to meet this group and I will be even happier to be able to help people improve their condition and thank you for your good management, Mrs. Manjit.
This was a lovely email Mohammad sent me last week and it really warms my heart that we as a group are able to welcome these guys with such open arms and that they feel so part of the team.
We hope more class members will join us on other sessions soon. This is how communities are formed and how we make Slough a better place.
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