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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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Gerry, pictured centre, recently used one of his Sodexo volunteering days to add to the €2,300 he has already raised since March 2016.

GERRY’S RWANDA LIFELINE

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Facilities manager Gerry Furlong has put his passion for cleanliness to a good cause and helped two struggling families in Rwanda.

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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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Another great fundraising effort has come onto the Your_Sodexo radar!

BRAKE BIKERS RAISE OVER £4,000

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Another great fundraising effort has come onto the Your_Sodexo radar!

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Chef Gordon Muir raised £4,300 for Stop Hunger

Gordon's 96-mile walk smashes fundraising target

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Chef Gordon Muir raised £4,300 for Stop Hunger after walking the 96-mile West Highland Way within six days.

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More than 50 colleagues from Sodexo’s Corporate Services and Education segments teed off for the Stop Hunger Golf Day at Altrincham Golf Club, Greater Manchester, on 14 June.

Golf day is a big hit

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More than 50 colleagues from Sodexo’s Corporate Services and Education segments teed off for the Stop Hunger Golf Day at Altrincham Golf Club, Greater Manchester, on 14 June.

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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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Congratulations to Nixie Turner

Nixie's triathlon success

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Congratulations to Nixie Turner who swam, cycled and ran her way to a bronze medal at the Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon in June.

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Well done to all riders: Peter Allen, Barry Pratt, Eluned (Lyn) Read, Edel Brady-Jackson, Kingsley Green and Jason Deyzel.

Schools Effort For Stop Hunger Day

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A Sodexo team from Merton Schools has put pedal power to good use, raising money for Stop Hunger.

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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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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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12-year-olds Alex Emery and Matthew Watkins tucking into their Syrian chicken and lamb dishes.

Syrian Disaster Relief

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As part of the nationwide Cook for Syria initiative, Sodexo catering general manager Suzanne Hemchaoui organised a special Syrian lunch for pupils and staff at Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning, in order to raise money for the UNICEF’ Syrian Disaster Relief Fund.

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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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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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Abigail Ainsworth, 18, is part of the catering team at Cheetham’s School of Music in Manchester

Dancer fulfills dream

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A young Sodexo employee has just returned to work after triumphing in a huge international dance competition.

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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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The catering team at Emanuel School in Battersea put on a Wild West lunch to raise money for Stop Hunger and the school’s nominated charities.

Stop Hunger fundraising

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The catering team at Emanuel School in Battersea put on a Wild West lunch to raise money for Stop Hunger and the school’s nominated charities. 

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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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Caretaker brings retro rewind event to Wales

Good game, good game

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A caretaker at Ysgol Aberconwy in Wales has turned his passion for retro computer consoles into a fantastic fundraising opportunity for Stop Hunger.

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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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Peter toughs it out

Peter toughs it out

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Huge congratulations to Peter Hadfield, general services manager at Abingdon School, who has successfully tackled a Tough Mudder challenge for Stop Hunger.

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Linda receives her Bright Idea vouchers with her team

Search for a star is in the box

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The team at Dunraven School in Streatham now vote for the Star of the Month themselves, instead of general manager Linda Sumners selecting the winner.

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Contract director, Neil Whittle, goes back to the floor

Early shift for Neil

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Education contract director Neil Whittle has been snapped happily cooking breakfast at BruneI University at 5.30 in the morning, after being nominated to go back to the floor for an early shift.

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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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Pictured: Greg Jennings jumping into the canal

Stop Hunger Day smashes target

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Your fundraising activities smashed our Stop Hunger Day fundraising target.

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Your Lucky Number
 

Your Lucky Number Christmas bonanza

On 24 December, the winners of the Your Lucky Number special draw were announced!

 
SHCM
 

Christmas message from Sean Haley

In the last full working week before the holidays begin, Sean wanted to reflect on Sodexo's year and thank you for your hard work across the UK & Ireland region.

 
Star Awards
 

Star Awards 2018

All eyes were on The Principal Hotel in Manchester last night (12 Dec) as the city played host to Sodexo’s Star Awards event for the first time.

 
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The holiday season is in full swing. Discover the best festive time and money saving tips from Sodexo Discounts.

 
WW2018
 

WASTELESS WEEK 2018

 A huge thank you to all sites that participated in WasteLESS Week!

 
Long Service Awards 2018
 

LONG SERVICE AWARDS 2018

The Long Service Awards is one of the highlights of the Sodexo calendar - a fantastic event recognising loyal employees

 
Your Lucky Number
 

Your Lucky Number Christmas bonanza!

To celebrate Christmas and Your Lucky Number’s success, a special draw has been announced - you could win up to £2,000!

 
Salon Culinaire Winners
 

Salon Culinaire puts on a mouth-watering display

Defence & Government Services employees shone at the 2018 Salon Culinaire competition, topping the medal table with 171 awards in total. The segment also boasted both the overall best in show winner, chef Elaine Morris (pictured), and the apprentice chef of the year, Patricia Gora.

 
 
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