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Purroud and Pawsome

4 GoodGymers made their way to help the Ealing Animals Fair in Ealing.

  • Bryon Chan
  • Sevan
  • Kash
  • Madhan
Saturday, 2nd of March 2024
Led by Madhan

"It is raining cats and dogs" was a quote that's used quite often throughout the morning's task at Hanwell Church. I already made up my mind to have a shower under nature when I left the house this morning.

I saw Kash and Sevan running on the other side of the road when I was reaching the task location. I saw Sevan and Bryon discussing with Marion, the task owner near a notice board which has the map of the church and the list of charities that were attending today.

GoodGym Ealing welcomes back Bryon to Goodgyming who was last spotted at Jenny's 500th task a year back

We were helping out Ealing Animal Fair, which is a yearly event that happens at Hanwell Church. It was raining cats and dogs(goodies) inside the church as well.

Marion assigned us to an unloading task. We were looking for cars that entered the Church like a hawk and the following sentences were repeated many times.

Do you need help with unloading? Which charity you are from? Oh, that goes to the Main Hall. This one is to the Memorial Hall.

Luckily we spent more time indoors than outdoors, in the wet weather, as we only had to pick bags & things from cars which were parked right in front of the entrance till we unloaded.

Tom, who was a regular volunteer/relative of one of the charity members thanked us, as he said he was the only person helping with this unloading stuff from his childhood. He was glad that now they got GoodGym support and enjoyed his coffee.

Elephant plushies, cat quotes, dog tote bags, marmalades, donkey mugs, monkey figurines, and squirrel keychains were some of the items that filled the stalls of different animal charities.

30+ animal charities attended this event

The event starts at 10:30 am and we had pretty much finished unloading stuff of most charities by 10:00 am. Sevan then ran to Horsenden Hill to meet a few more GoodGymers for another community mission. Bryon, Kash, and I stayed for some more time to see if anyone needed any other help. Soon Kash left for Horsenden as well. Bryon and I got ourselves the free volunteering coffee and then had a tour of the event.

Report written by Madhan

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Sunday March 3rd, 2024 14:12

Great report Madhan! Thank you so much for finding and leading the task 😊

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