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Charity Trolley Dash for Trussell Trust

December 2019

Welcome to the 4th annual KDM Trolley Dash

Last week KDM organised a Charity Trolley Dash, helping to support the Trussell Trust. For anyone that doesn’t know, the Trussell Trust is your local charity food bank organisation. Instead of sending out Cards and Presents we decided to support the work of the Trussell Trust by donating to our local food bank.

 

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Why the Trussell Trust?

We have so many food lovers in our office and we are often inundated with treats with lots of leftovers! On reflection we all admit that we often take for granted how lucky we all are, this is what triggered the idea to help support our local food bank. What better way to do this than organise a KDM trolley dash.

The all-important rules!

To say we are a competitive bunch is an understatement!  The rules are crucially important to keep everyone in order and keep things fair. Heading over the road to our local supermarket, we split into teams, fill our trollies with the pre-approved lists and then it’s the race against the clock to see who can get closest to their budget spend in the quickest time!

And the results are in….

We all made our way back to the office, as we all eagerly await the results with a mince pie. Kathy our Director announced the winning team, which was Sarah, Jacci and me! ( I promise it wasn’t a fix 😁) The all-important bottles of fizz were handed out and we all reflected on the importance of supporting local charities.

four ladies with shopping trolley and Christmas hat

Jamaica (Photo-bombing), Jacci, Sarah and me.

KDM’s Charity Events

We offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor team building events, event management services evening events and much more. We also created our Charity event, known as the ‘’Charity Bargain Hunt’’.  Clients can give something back to their chosen charity whilst still keeping the focus on working towards a team focused team event.

KDM Charity Bargain Hunt

Our Charity Bargain Hunt works by setting a series of ‘hotspots’ on your tablet based around the local area. We try and relate the questions to the area, making the event as interesting and informative as possible. With the focus of the event on charity, we will have arranged in advance with a local hospice for example, what items would make a real difference to their work. We write the event accordingly with hotspots set to send the teams to various shops once they have answered questions correctly.

To sum up, we all had great fun organising and taking part in the annual trolley dash. Why not focus your next team event on your company’s chosen charity. Contact your dedicated event manager today to find out more

Heres to next year!!

 

Jess Gallimore

16th December 2019



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