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5 GoodGymers made their way to help the Growbaby in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Sophie Humphrey
  • Jane Yelloly
  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Claire Dunne
  • Emma Crowe
Saturday, 9th of December 2023
Led by Emma Crowe

It was truly the start of Christmas with GoodGym’s annual trip to help sort and pack Christmas presents for children who live in less fortunate circumstances.

Our first task was to unload the vans full of donations that had arrived containing piles of toys from Lego to playdough and nerf guns. It was great to see there were lots of toiletry sets for the older children too.

Mel took up her favourite position and made sure the clothes were in size order, whilst Sophie, Jane, Emma, Claire and Jemma sorted out all the gifts in to the different age categories.

Before we started ‘shopping’ the police arrived to lend a hand and donated a huge amount of books and gifts.

As the gifts piled up we were given strict instructions on how to go ‘shopping’. Labels tied to bags we shopped around the hall for age appropriate presents and the hall quickly filled with bags for the the different social workers to deliver.

After a slice of pizza it was time to hand over to the afternoon team.

Report written by Claire Dunne

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Rachel White
Rachel White
Saturday December 9th, 2023 17:03

Excellent pun 😆

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Emma Crowe
Led by Emma Crowe

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