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BHM2018

Celebrating Black History Month

 
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In celebration of Black History Month in October several of Sodexo’s key locations came together to create a menu for a lunch to remember, combining decorative displays, mouth-watering food and toe-tapping music to fantastic effect during pop-up theme days.

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Greater Manchester Run this Sunday

PSL TEAM NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT

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Our colleagues at PSL are taking on the Greater Manchester Run this Sunday and need your support! Read their story below…

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Springboard charity trek to Vietnam

SPRINGBOARD RAFFLE

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Vincenzo Alba, assistant manager for the café at London’s National Gallery, is one of two Sodexo people selected to take part in this year’s Springboard charity trek to Vietnam.

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Ashley Moore, office administrator at Allenby/Connaught

EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR ASHLEY

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Ashley Moore, office administrator at Allenby/Connaught, is only one of two Sodexo colleagues chosen to represent the company on the Springboard Vietnam Trek 2018.

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Tillery Valley Foods

Family fun day raises £1,000 for Stop Hunger

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Sodexo's team at Tillery Valley Foods raised £1,000 for Stop Hunger when they hosted a family fun day at The Foundry club in Abertillery.

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A group of committed cycle enthusiasts have raised more than £3,300 for Stop Hunger after taking on a 120-mile overnight bike ride.

Dunwich Dynamo

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A group of committed cycle enthusiasts have raised more than £3,300 for Stop Hunger after taking on a 120-mile overnight bike ride.

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Pictured from left to right ate volunteers: Stuart Hill, Bernadette Pescod, Sarah Chapman, Kim Reeves, Harpreet Cheema, Moira Smith, Holly Godfrey, Christie Cook, James Cook, Alex Owen and Gemma Ewen.

At Your Service

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A hostel for the homeless has been given a much needed makeover thanks to a group of Sodexo volunteers.

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John Dony has published five children’s books

Buy a book: support Stop Hunger

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Business support manager John Dony has published five children’s books to date and has made a generous pledge to donate the proceeds from all downloads to Stop Hunger from now until the end of August!

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Sodexo does the Dunwich Dynamo for Stop Hunger

Join the nightriders

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A Sodexo team is preparing to take part in a 200km night ride from London to Suffolk and is looking for participants and volunteers.

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Cara (in the middle, back row) and the rest of the team

Coast Busters

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Senior e-communications editor Cara Lester-Smith is usually the lady behind the scenes uploading all your fundraising stories and pictures to Your_Sodexo.

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Kirsty McAdam and Julia Brizza illuminated the streets during a 10km walk

Neon fundraiser for Christie Clinic

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Sodexo's Kirsty McAdam and Julia Brizza illuminated the streets during a 10km walk which raised £593 for The Christie Clinic in Manchester.

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Hereford Hospital works with local academy to transform gardens

Hereford Blooms

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Hours of work, coordination and cooperation between Sodexo and the Robert Owen Academy paid off in September with the unveiling of the refurbished gardens in the Swim Courtyard and Oxford Suite Courtyard at Herefordshire County Hospital.

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Team TVF

Not doing things by halves

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A dedicated group of runners from Tillery Valley Foods have raised nearly £900 for charity.

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Zoe Lang and her oldest friend Jo Graham set off at the end of August for the two-week challenge

Zoe's got plenty of energy

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Zoe Lang works as an energy and sustainability lead for Sodexo Service Operations. And she’s just proved she’s got plenty of both, having cycled 900 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for Stop Hunger. 

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Gareth John says there were several reasons he and a friend decided to tackle a 300-mile bike ride from London to Paris in July, including to “get fit and have fun with some new people

Chair gets in the saddle for Stop Hunger

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Gareth John says there were several reasons he and a friend decided to tackle a 300-mile bike ride from London to Paris in July, including to “get fit and have fun with some new people

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The Girl's team

Well done team TVF

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A Tillery Valley Foods team has successfully tackled the Shrewsbury Half Marathon in June as part of this year’s Sodexorunning initiative, raising £540 for Stop Hunger.

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Rowing rookie Sarah Fraser took the plunge when she heard the company where she works in Aberdeen was looking for volunteer oarsmen and oarswomen for a corporate event.

Turtle-y terrific

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Rowing rookie Sarah Fraser took the plunge when she heard the company where she works in Aberdeen was looking for volunteer oarsmen and oarswomen for a corporate event.

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The full team of riders

The magnificent eleven

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“We don’t do this kind of thing for fun – it’s a huge physical effort and much harder than work!” Never a truer word spoken from Ian Roebuck, commercial manager for Healthcare, after he was one of a team of 11 who completed a three-day 320-mile cycle ride in July.

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Children using laptops donated by the trek group

A life-changing trek to Peru

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Asked to sum up an eight-day trip to Peru and commercial financial controller Alex Dove simply has one word to say: ‘amazing’.

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Tillery Valley Foods’ Gareth Edwards has been on an incredible personal journey

Inspiring run from Gareth

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Tillery Valley Foods’ Gareth Edwards has been on an incredible personal journey, completing the Manchester Marathon after losing four-and-a-half stone in just 12 months.

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Logan is pictured with his sister Lilly

Sponsor Logan’s run

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Healthcare business manager Michelle Down is appealing for sponsors for a charity run her and 14 family and friends are in training for, in aid of Bristol Children’s Hospital.

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Elaine Stone

Goodbye and thankyou!

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The team at Chesterfield Hospital was keen to give colleague Elaine Stone a superb send of as she retired after 11 years’ service.

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Colchester Garrison had a milk lid mile

Stop Hunger Day 2016

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Stories and pictures from last week’s Stop Hunger Day are coming in to the Your_Sodexo team, and it’s amazing to see the effort everyone put in!

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Gemma Wright, Healthcare

Stop Hunger Day

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If sponsored runs are not your thing, and your cake baking skills aren’t up to scratch, why not consider volunteering for FareShare on Stop Hunger Day next week (26 April)?

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Alex Dove is looking for sponsors on his trip to Peru

Springboard Trek

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Springboard’s annual charity trek is happening soon (11-22 March), which will see a group of committed fundraisers trek through a remote area of Peru and support a community project in a local village.

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Gung-Ho events attract people from all over the country

Manchester team goes Gung-Ho

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If you’ve ever seen the TV programme Total Wipe Out then you’ll know what a tough time a team of 14 managers from Central Manchester University Hospitals has put themselves up for!

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Sam Gillespie was accompanied to the food bank by catering and retail operations manager Tim Egleton and assistant operations managers Gill Dawes and Ellie Williams.

Food bank helps Hereford community

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The Hereford County Hospital team ensured vulnerable people in the local community had a great Christmas after collecting two large boxes for the Hereford food bank.

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Airedale Hospital’s patient dining supervisor Danny Fossey is a keen walker and mountaineer

Danny heads for base camp

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Airedale Hospital’s patient dining supervisor Danny Fossey is a keen walker and mountaineer, yet the challenge he’s set himself for next month would make even the hardiest of outdoor types think twice.

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Adrian Swallow

Bowled over

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It’s always fascinating to hear about the wide range of hobbies Sodexo people get up to when they clock off for the day.

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We’ve all been there – the food is prepped, the BBQ is ready and then the heavens open!

Thank you BBQ

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We’ve all been there – the food is prepped, the BBQ is ready and then the heavens open! Thankfully Sodexo’s catering team at Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital had the answer to this dilemma… you just hold your BBQ indoors!

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Nuffield Bristol team supports local run

Marathon effort

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Four members of the Sodexo catering team at the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital gave up their spare time to support the client’s efforts for a worthy cause.

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Over £3,000 raised by Sodexo and AZ team

Three Peaks Challenge

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A team from Sodexo and AstraZeneca has raised £3,122 for good causes by completing the gruelling UK Three Peaks Challenge. Within 24 hours, they scaled the three highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales – Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon.

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Tackling a 10-mile challenge for Stop Hunger

TVF walk raises £1,000

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Tillery Valley Foods staff went for a walk… and raised around £1,000 for Stop Hunger. They completed the 10-mile walk, around Risca, in five hours.

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Pictured is food services assistant Lesley Fletcher, who played a key role in the day.

Tombola Time!

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Airedale General Hospital held a tombola for customers in the main restaurant, with a mass of prizes kindly donated by the Sodexo team and all proceeds going to Stop Hunger. Hospital staff and visitors could pick a ticket for a chance to win items ranging from teddy bears to book sets. Star prizes of a free game of golf for four people and a digital photo frame were also up for grabs.

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Alex Lally, a linen services team leader

Alex joins charity ‘egg run’

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Alex Lally joined a Bike show crew as part of a fundraising ‘egg run’ for two Manchester-based charities. 

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Pictured: Greg Jennings jumping into the canal

Stop Hunger Day smashes target

Time 1361 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

Your fundraising activities smashed our Stop Hunger Day fundraising target.

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