Redbridge

Community mission

That's a wrap

7 runners ran to help their local community in Redbridge.

  • Peter Van Tongeren
  • Jenny McCurry
  • Dan
  • Linda
  • AJ
  • Valerie Anderson
  • Redbridge runner
 
Sunday, 5th of December 2021
 
Led by Peter Van Tongeren

Like last year, the 'Chunks2Hunks' crew from Bancroft Rugby Club has been busy spreading the word to collect toys for the little kids of mums looked after by the wonderful Magpie Project.

All those donated presents ofcourse need checking & wrapping - which is where Goodgym comes in! 6 of the Redbridge crew braved the early morning cold & drizzle and joined Dan & his team to work through the pile of toys & books, wrap and label them for the age range.

In total the whole team sorted/wrapped/packed:

  • 180 presents for the Magpie kids
  • 50odd books for teenagers
  • 60odd presents went to Essex Family Services
  • a bag full of babygrows sent out
  • cot checked and sorted for pick-up

And beyond all that, a couple of bags of assorted donated clothing got sorted and split in size ranges.

Lots of praise and thanks from the organisers to all that came down to help out!

Report written by Peter Van Tongeren


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Julia (Redbridge/Waltham Forest)
Julia (Redbridge/Waltham Forest)
Sunday December 5th, 2021 23:22

Great job everyone!

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Peter Van Tongeren
Led by Peter Van Tongeren

Runner, cyclist, rugby player, Redbridge Taskforce and Run Leader - who knows what else will follow :-)

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