Tangerine Dream

7 GoodGymers made their way 5.3km to help the Kingston Pantry in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Dave White
  • Rachel White
  • Tom Peacock
  • Jana
  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Jasbinder Khera
  • Julie
 
Tuesday, 28th of November 2023
 
Led by Rachel White

This evening Rachel, Dave, Jade and Julie met at the Lamb in Surbiton for a chilly run up the hill to Tolworth recreation centre and the Kingston Pantry food bank for our quarterly deep clean.

We met Jana and Tom there and Susan gave us a quick update and showed us around before we got to work. Jana, Tom and Jade started in the walk in larder, cleaning the shelves and disinfecting the fridge.

Dave, Rachel and Julie worked on the main area. Julie moved all the items off the shelves to give them a good clean, while Dave got to work on the fridge and Rachel cleaned out the fresh produce area - surprise finds included a tangerine and a potato down the back of the bread baskets.

Jas joined and got straight onto the tins of baby food and fish, making sure the area was clean before organising everything back neatly. We were helped along by a delicious cup of hot chocolate from Susan to warm us up - thank you!

Once we were done with the shelves Jade came round with Henrietta the hoover to clear up any crumbs, closely followed by Julie with the mop. With lots of us working we had to organise ourselves carefully to make sure no one left muddy footprints on the newly mopped floor!

With that the cleaning was finished and after a few photo opportunities we headed back for a quick run down the hill to the Lamb. We’ll be back in another 3 months for the next deep clean.

Report written by Julie


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Rachel White
Led by Rachel White

I am the area activator for Kingston Upon Thames. Keen to keep moving and improving.

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