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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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SSAFA-Cyprus

Tea and cake – a winning fundraising combination!

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Sodexo’s Defence & Government Services team in Cyprus had a busy week raising over €450 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity in early October.

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'The Carter Cup' is a fantastic team event that money for Stop Hunger

Defence & Government Services teams up for the cup!

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The annual five-a-side football tournament in Defence & Government Services’ Allenby Connaught contract proved a fantastic team event and raised £1,000 for Stop Hunger in the process!

Called the ‘Carter Cup’, the competition was held at Bhurtpore Barracks at Tidworth Garrison on 3 August, and involved 12 teams from Defence locations at Tidworth & Bulford, Aldershot, Larkhill and Warminster.

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Bike ride raise over £7,000 for charity

RIDE220 CROSSES FINISHING LINE

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A group of 22 cyclists from Defence & Government Services has completed an intense cycling challenge, tackling 220 miles of undulating roads in just two days. 

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24-hour Thames walk for Stop Hunger

24-hour Thames walk for Stop Hunger

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A Government Services team took in some spectacular sights as they tackled a 52-mile walk along the Thames in aid of Stop Hunger.

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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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Retail assistant Kimberley Aplin’s voluntary fundraising activities have been recognised with a special award from her Sodexo Defence client.

SPECIAL AWARD FOR KIMBERLEY

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Retail assistant Kimberley Aplin’s voluntary fundraising activities have been recognised with a special award from her Sodexo Defence client.

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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

Time 582 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

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

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Congratulations to the team of ten at Yeovil Helicopters

Runners smash target

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Congratulations to the team of ten at Yeovil Helicopters for completing the Yeovil Half Marathon and raising a whopping £1,127.00 for Stop Hunger.

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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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Team of 10 to tackle half marathon

Yeovil road plodders!

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A team of 10 from Leonardo Helicopters is taking on the Yeovil Half Marathon this year, and they’re looking to raise some serious funds for Stop Hunger. Why not support the cause and sponsor them a few pounds?

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•Congratulations to the ‘Pumpkin Whisperers’ from Swinton Barracks, who won £50 cash and the coveted Shield of Knowledge presented by contract director, Alan Staples.

Quiz Evening

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Bhurtpore pub in Tidworth hosted the annual Project Allenby/Connaught quiz night in October, organised by services managers, Rachel Oxenham and Shaun Williamson, area catering manager Paul Preston, and account manager Debbie Smith.

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Atlantic Coast challenge

Atlantic Coast challenge

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MOD Stafford head chef Wallie Culling has tackled an arduous event that saw him complete three marathons in three consecutive days across the rugged Atlantic Coast, navigating between various check points with strict timings to achieve.

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Finance Shared Services’ Paul Lavery (pictured left), Mitchell Van Wyk and Travis Brewley, and Government Services’ commercial finance manager Dave Smith (pictured right).

Fight night

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Four Sodexo employees will be stepping in the ring on Saturday 15 October at Stockport County Football Club to take part in charity boxing matches in a Stockport White Collar Boxing (SWCB) bout.

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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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Defence services manager Mo O’Leary and her team from Larkhill

The Big Sleep

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Defence services manager Mo O’Leary and her team from Larkhill braved the cold and joined together with Lt Col David Penniall to take part in Alabaré's Annual event, The Big Sleep, held at Salisbury Cathedral.

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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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pictured above with Karen Richards, his replacement procurement officer.

Fond farewell

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Colleagues working in the Accommodation Service Unit at Colchester Garrison gathered to wish a happy retirement to a loyal member of the team, Wallace Preston.

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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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Tidworth team supports at Fareshare

Defence volunteer at Fareshare

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A group of 13 from Defence’s Tidworth team have spent a day in London volunteering with FareShare, one of the charities helped by Stop Hunger.

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Larkhill Jacksplace hospice

Larkhill supports local children

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Sodexo’s Larkhill team rounded off an impressive year of fundraising in 2015 with a cake sale that raised over £700 for local children’s charities.

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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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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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The team from IBS, as a combined force of Sodexo, CCM and Gurkha families managed to raise £3948.52 for the appeal.

Nepal appeal update

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Defence has raised a total of £15,513.13 towards the Nepal Earthquake Appeal, which has been matched by a further £7,756.57 (50%) from managing director, Andy Leach, bringing the total amount raised to an incredible £23,269.70.

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More than 100 bags of clothes were collected for charity

Joining forces to combat hunger in the UK

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The Defence team at the Infantry Battle School in Brecon supported Stop Hunger Day by holding a host of events, including their very first clothes drive.

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Buns raise funds for good causes

Anyone for cake?

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A week of fundraising activities at HMP Peterborough captured the imagination of staff, as the team pulled together to raise funds for Stop Hunger and help local people in need.

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Lucy took part in several fundraising activities to raise funds for Springboard before setting off

Lucy's Love For Tibet Trek

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Lucy Lawrence, brand standards implementation manager for Defence, was one of two Sodexo representatives to complete a memorable charity trek in the Indian Himalayas. She joined Brian Newport – head chef at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh – on the Springboard trek in March.

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Defence’s Gary Vaughan rose to the South Wales Three Peaks challenge for a good cause.

Gary tackles the Brecon Beacons

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Defence’s Gary Vaughan rose to the South Wales Three Peaks challenge for a good cause.

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Scenic stroll brings colleagues together

Island walk raises £1,400

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Teams from Defence and Corporate Services got together to support each other’s tired legs during a 13-mile walk around Mersea Island, to raise money on Stop Hunger Day in April.

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With donations still coming in, Andy’s run has already raised over £500 for Stop Hunger.

Andy hits personal best

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Defence project manager Andy Dickinson tackled the Manchester marathon on Sunday 19 April.

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Military colleagues, contractors and our team pulled together brilliantly to tackle the cycle, raising £1,140.

Cycle challenge rasies the bar

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When our team at MOD Stafford decided to tackle a virtual cycle for Stop Hunger, they didn’t have much trouble choosing a distance to aim for – 733 miles exactly.

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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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Long Service Awards 2018
 

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Sodexo launches it’s 2018 Stop Hunger report
 

Sodexo launches it’s 2018 Stop Hunger report

Sodexo launches it’s 2018 Stop Hunger report

 
 
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