During December, staff and members of World Gyms collected food and small gifts that were made into Christmas ‘hampers’ or baskets. We called them ‘Baskets of Love’ and distributed them to low-income families in communities where we have our clubs. We also organised special activities such as yoga classes for members and the money from the classes was used to buy food. This video shows the baskets being distributed to local people.
We did not set ourselves a specific target, we just wanted to collect and distribute as many baskets as we could.
Staff and members collected and distributed 600 ‘Baskets of Love’.
A simple and lovely project that helps everyone to remember those in our communities who are less fortunate. The project is relatively easy to set up and deliver.
Clubs tend to be quieter during December and so staff have more time to get involved in community projects like this.