4 runners ran to help the Birmingham Central Foodbank in Birmingham.
- Monday, 21st of September 2020
- Led by Ben Taylor
4 GoodGymers combined with a mix of other volunteers tonight to help sort donations for Birmingham Central Foodbank.
Louise, Poppy and Holly got started with the weighing and sorting of donated items along with some of the other volunteers, whilst myself and a few others undertook a bit of a stock take and moved boxes of donations to different areas depending on their use by dates.
There was quite a few volunteers present tonight, including some who were new, and this was great to see (and we still had good space to work in).
There was also some promotional filming tonight to highlight the work of the food bank and hopefully entice more volunteers. Louise and Poppy very kindly got involved with an interview for this, as did a few others, and we were all filmed in the background undertaking the various roles.
I went and took some some photos of the GoodGymers in action / posing for the report. Louise was showing great maths skills when I interrupted her and made her have to count over - sorry Louise; whilst Poppy and Holly were hard at working dating the donated goods.
Overall, the session went by quickly and we managed to get through a lot, which enabled us to sub-sort donations into 6 month brackets and do some more stock replenishment. As the saying goes, many hands make light work and it was great to see everyone.
Report written by Ben Taylor
Discuss this report
Share the love
Become a member
with an optional £9.95 monthly donation
- Run to help older people
- Access sessions across the country
- Claim your GoodGym t-shirt from New Balance