Community mission

And that’s a WRAP!

8 GoodGymers made their way to help the Slough Outreach in Slough.

  • Manjit Birk
  • Harsha Burton
  • Nisha Bilkhu
  • Slough runner
  • Pam Banga
  • Jean Watts
  • Shelley
  • Agnija Cimoska
Tuesday, 13th of December 2022
Led by Manjit Birk

As we hit the last of our group sessions of the year we should take great pride in knowing that we've collectively achieved 588 good deeds. Our biggest achievers being Jen and Pam.

Well done to you all! and thank you for putting in the effort to keep GG Slough going.

With 90 group sessions between group runs and community missions completed here are our top 5 task owners for 2022.

5th Place

Knock on the door for 4 sessions each with Everyone Active; Parvaaz, BBOWT and Salthill junior parkrun!

4th Place

Tom mix with 6 sessions at Wexham Park Hospital

3rd Place

Lucky 7 sessions for Home-Start, Slough Refugees and Thames Hospice

2nd Place

Shut the garden gate for 8 sessions with Artful Hub

1st Place

One score for Slough Borough Council and all the litter picks, vaccine shifts and playground tidy ups we've done this year. A whopping 20 sessions!

So lets summarise 2022 in the only way that GoodGym a punny way.

January started all fresh and new with a challenge or two, or legs got tired walking all those miles yet we made it through. We wanted to make a difference in this month as we CAN and boy we did, with our huge food donation to Slough Outreach.

February was a blast with a cold spell and no punning in the hallway as we started to help out local schools. We also got a bit trashy...but that theme continued all year!

March was not for the paint hearted as we continued to help Artful hub with their newly acquired unit and plenty of painting.

April was spent in gardens...we chairished the outdoor furniture tasks at Slough Refugees.

May found us sowing the seeds of love with the allotment project.

June was about walking on sunshine and getting as much vitamin D as possible as we enjoyed the warm nights.

July was about making sure we tree-ted our saplings trees as the warm weather continued to shine down on us. Plus it was our 4th birthday month!

August - Oops weed did it again, with our plentiful tasks of weeding, digging and plotting.

September saw the first sightings of the darker nights as we tried our best to finish off those outdoor daylight requiring tasks

October was all about not leafing anyone out with our leaf clearance tasks

November saw the first release from the Golden Girls! more to come from them next year!

And now as we head towards the end of the year we have the festive month of December which has brought us Sleighing with Santa, Happy Holly-days and today, it gave us the gift that keeps giving with our hamper making task with Slough Outreach.

Just on that...a huge thank you to Shelley, Jean, Nisha, Harsha, Pam and Agnia for all their help today making a grand total of 51 hampers for Slough Outreach. They gave it 100 present today with an extra-long session. And another special thank you to Jen and Sut for donating the wrapping paper.

As always a massive thank you to everyone who has attended a group run, a community mission or a mission this year.

We really wouldn't be a Community Group without YOU!

Wishing you all a lovely restful festive break and I look forward to seeing you in 2023!


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Manjit Birk
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Area Activator for Slough....Running is my passion....Marathons to park runs and anything in between.

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