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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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STOP THAT TROLLEY!

STOP THAT TROLLEY!

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A trolley full of sweet treats made its way around Sodexo’s contract at Coty in Bournemouth during Stop Hunger Day, raising over £90 for the cause.

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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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When Steve Henry decided he wanted to raise money for two charities close to his heart, he could have easily baked a few cakes or ran a half marathon.

HUSKY RIDE HELPS HOSPICE

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When Steve Henry decided he wanted to raise money for two charities close to his heart, he could have easily baked a few cakes or ran a half marathon.

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Simon Harper is pictured left and Will Booth right, receiving a Star of the Month award from the site Sodexo client Neil Bell, centre.

HORTICULTURAL SERVICES HEROES

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A Sodexo horticultural services duo working at Unilever Port Sunlight R&D have been commended by contract manager Phil Inman for their swift response to help an elderly man in need.

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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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Security officer Rob Joliffe

ROB’S RUN

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Security officer Rob Joliffe is taking a sizeable step up from his normal 15-minute walk to work to run a half marathon. But it’s all in a good cause for Rob, who’ll be 41 when the run takes place on 8 April, is being sponsored to raise funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. His wife Jacqui has MS.

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Simon Harper is pictured left and Will Booth right, receiving a Star of the Month award from the site Sodexo client Neil Bell, centre.

HORTICULTURAL SERVICES HEROES

Time 364 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

A Sodexo horticultural services duo working at Unilever Port Sunlight R&D have been commended by contract manager Phil Inman for their swift response to help an elderly man in need.

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Halloween fun supports hospice

Halloween fun supports hospice

Time 399 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

Something spooky was going on among Sodexo’s team at Diageo St. James Gate in Dublin over Halloween, but it was all in a good cause.

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Silence is golden for Children in Need

Silence is golden for Children in Need

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A talkative hygiene operative at Tillery Valley completed an eight-hour shift in silence as part of the team's fundraising efforts which raised £383 for Children in Need.

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The plucky competitors included: Kiera Browne, Peter Shiels, Ryan McNeilly, Kevin Coyle, Nadine Doherty, Michael Smith, Caoimhe McColgan and Chris McGinley.

‘FILTH FIGHTERS’

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A team of Sodexo cleaners took part in a Total Wipeout-style event which raised £500 for Cancer Research UK.

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Sodexo's Janet Reynolds and Sarah Russell conquered the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains

Sodexo duo conquer the Atlas Mountains

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Sodexo's Janet Reynolds and Sarah Russell conquered the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains to raise money for Stop Hunger.

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Janitor Carl Mahoney and his sister

Janitor Carl completes half marathon

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Janitor Carl Mahoney stepped up a distance to complete the Great North Run – a half marathon – to raise funds for a hospice that cared for his late father.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation

FOR A WHEELIE GOOD CAUSE

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Sodexo’s team at GSK Dungarvan, Ireland, played a pivotal role in the annual GSK annual fundraising cycle ride, providing some much need fuel for the 180 riders. 

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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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Account manager Marie Arthur, account support manager Rezki Karar and admin support Florentina Balta are all colleagues across Sodexo’s Transport for London account.

GO TEAM TfL!

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They’ve climbed Snowdon, thrown themselves out of a plane and now three intrepid Stop Hunger fundraisers have just completed an 84-mile walk from Newcastle to Carlisle, across Hadrian’s Wall.

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Pictured left to right: Gavin Acres from the Trussell Trust with Claire Hoban, Lesley Asquith, Hannah Robinson, Tracey Sykes, Jenny Wytcherley, Eddie Moss, Ian Simpson and Jen Kell. Photo by Kim Burford.

AT YOUR SERVICE

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Eleven colleagues from Corporate Services are among the latest Sodexo people to take part in our summer volunteering programme. The team decided to dedicate their Stop Hunger Day (9 May) to the Trussell Trust's regional depot in Coventry.

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Pictured are Steph Horne, Martin Horne, Tom Devaney and Vinny Mlay

SHELL TEAM CONQUERS YORKSHIRE THREE PEAKS

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The smiles on these faces say it all! Pictured are Steph Horne, Martin Horne, Tom Devaney and Vinny Mlay after they completed a Yorkshire Three Peaks fundraising walk on Sunday 11 June.

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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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Hygiene supervisor Darren Williams shed four stone in seven months to prepare for his successful ascent of Yorkshire's three peaks in July.

Success on two scales

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Hygiene supervisor Darren Williams shed four stone in seven months to prepare for his successful ascent of Yorkshire's three peaks in July.

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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

Time 541 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

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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Charlotte Mitchell, Carole Farrelly and Hannah Durkin raised £357 by making and selling cupcakes with the support of fellow office staff.

Cupcake Day raises money for Alzheimers

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Sodexo's team at the Eli Lilly contract in Liverpool whisked up a fundraising storm by organising a cupcake day in aid of the Alzheimers Society.

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When he landed Craig confessed it was "the best thing ever, and an awesome experience that he would love to repeat.”

A sky-high fundraiser

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A machine minder at Tillery Valley Foods in South Wales descended from the skies to raise £300 for Stop Hunger.

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Tillery Valley Foods knew the way to their employees’ hearts when it came to raising money on Stop Hunger Day in May – cake!

Sweet idea

Time 559 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

Tillery Valley Foods knew the way to their employees’ hearts when it came to raising money on Stop Hunger Day in May – cake!

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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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Chef David Humphreys

There’s no stopping our TVF team

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If you’re looking for a Sodexo team that’s really making its mark with volunteering and charity work, then look no further than Tillery Valley Foods. 

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Sodexo does the Dunwich Dynamo for Stop Hunger

Join the nightriders

Time 631 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

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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Mark is pictured, right, with co-organiser Richard Raymond.

A feast for fundraisers

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A team of Sodexo chefs fed 400 volunteers during a two-day fundraiser which raised £110,000 for East Cheshire Hospice in Macclesfield.

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Girlenis McIntyre, a coffee pod assistant from the Shell contract in Glasgow

Sodexo star baker

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The nation is currently glued to The Great British Bake Off, wondering who is going to take this year’s coveted title. But Sodexo has a ‘star baker’ of its own.

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Sodexo volunteers out in force for local community

FIELDING A TEAM FOR ELI LILLY

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Every year the Sodexo team at Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical contract in Windlesham join forces with the client team to dedicate a day of service to the local community, working together to support local charity The Windlesham Field of Remembrance.

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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

Time 852 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

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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Seven pals from BP Saltend in Hull got on their bikes to raise money for Kidney Research UK after their colleague James Fewster suffered kidney failure and later had a transplant.

Two teams, one cause

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Seven pals from BP Saltend in Hull got on their bikes to raise money for Kidney Research UK after their colleague James Fewster suffered kidney failure and later had a transplant.

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Andrzej Konior hung up his running shoes for almost two decades.

Going for gold

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A former cross-country champion at the university in Kraków in his native Poland in his twenties, Andrzej Konior hung up his running shoes for almost two decades.

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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

Time 896 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

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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Carol Batty

Carol has a way with words

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We absolutely love this poem, sent in to Your_Sodexo by Corporate Services general manager Alison Harper, and written by one of her team, cleaning supervisor Carol Batty.

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 Horticultural Services hold blooming marvellous plant sale

Stop Hunger day

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Corporate Services teams put their all into this year’s Stop Hunger Day. Here are some highlights of what teams got up to…

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Seagate Technology in Derry, Northern Ireland, took part in sponsored charity walk

Rain doesn't stop play

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Sodexo staff at Seagate Technology in Derry, Northern Ireland, took part in sponsored charity walk on Saturday 30 April.

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Kevin was invited along to a recent meet-and-greet with Dame Kelly Holmes at her café in Tonbridge

Kev and Paul are star runners

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Thanks go out to Louise Claydon, the deputy soft services manager at AgustaWestland in Yeovil, who got in touch with us to tell us about the great work for Stop Hunger that her team has been getting up to.

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Jeff and his daughter Kate

Run London

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Chef Jeff Lilley and daughter Kate proudly displays their medals after successfully completing the London Marathon.

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Colchester Garrison had a milk lid mile

Stop Hunger Day 2016

Time 986 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

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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thank you

Thank you

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Switchboard operator Christine Hale sends out a special thank you to her manager Leonard Shahini and supervisor Sharon Ball.

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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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Donna Hope, who works at GSK in the Essex town’s New Frontiers Science Park, raised just over £1,000.

Hair today, gone tomorrow

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A Sodexo housekeeper in Harlow said goodbye to her shoulder length red hair and had her head shaved for a cause close to her heart.

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Shelagh Hall has been recognised by client BP for her safety contribution.

BP award

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Shelagh Hall has been recognised by client BP for her safety contribution.

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Toymaker Kirk and daughter Roma with one of his creations

Kirk’s creative skills are rubbish - really!

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Cardboard and other waste destined for the green recycling bin, end up as creative toys in the the house of Kirk Crosby in Leeds.

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Cleaning supervisor Helen Ikekhide has gained a health and safety qualification

Helen excels

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Cleaning supervisor Helen Ikekhide has gained a health and safety qualification to help her and her 15-strong team of cleaners at the Coca-Cola Enterprises production site in Sidcup.

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