WOW card, play hard
15 GoodGymers made their way 3.7km to help the Way Out West and Emmaus Bristol in Bristol.
- Tuesday, 18th of April 2023
WOW (Way Out West) and Emmaus had both asked for help this evening so we we split into two group, three if you count the runners separately from the walkers, to our task destinations. After we'd said hello to the visiting horse which we assumed was part of the Raleigh launch.
It was fab to have Vicky and Runner Harry on their first GoodGym task and Dora joining us in Bristol for the first time. All three were in the Emmaus contingent and fitted right in with the task of sorting bagfuls of cards donated when Paperchase closed down. We were soon divvying up the cards by celebration type if the card had a matching envelope whilst "loners" of cards and envelopes became big piles themselves. We filled two boxes with just Christmas cards and made executive decisions about which cards were so bad they should go straight to recycling. The musical and light-up dachshunds in Paris were a firm favourite.
Meanwhile, on the other side of town, plants were pruned and weeds banished in one of the areas looked areas by Way Out West - we might even get to go back for more planting as the space becomes better and better.
Back in Queen Square it was time to celebrate the launch of the GoodGym x Raleigh partnership and very excited faces receiving their cards and chocolates, though disappointed there was no horse this time.
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