Guides Gain Life Skills While Helping Local Charity

Guides Gain Life Skills While Helping Local Charity
Guides Gain Life Skills While Helping Local Charity

Guides in have helped raise mon for the bank while also learning about poverty-related issues.

The 4th (St Mary’s) Guides were welcomed into the Teso Store on . While there they were given a budget to shop for certain goods.

Those involved with the Guides expressed their thanks to Tesco for their support on the night. The Guides not only helped a local charity they also gained valuable life skills.

Commenting on the visit, Helen Pook, 4th (St Mary’s) Group Leader said;

“As part of our winter programme we have been learning about period poverty and foodbanks.”

“As a result of this and the Guide programme of gaining Skills for Life, the Guides spent time in Tesco shopping to a budget for products that the is short of.”

“Each of our six patrol teams was given a list and budget of £15 to purchase all the items on the list.”

“They had to decide on the best value for money, budgeting for what they can afford and purchasing the items.”

Guides Grateful For Support Shown By Local Tesco Store

“We had a great evening learning new skills and also promoting a lot of discussions. We would like to thank Tesco for supporting us in our activities.”

As a result of the initiative, £90 of items were donated to the foodbank. Tesco will also top this up by 20% meaning the East Yorkshire Foodbank will benefit from £108 worth of supplies.

 , Development Manager at the Foodbank was thrilled with the Guides efforts, he said;

“We would like to thank the 4th Guides from St Mary’s for raising £90 and spending it on food donations for the foodbank in the Tesco store.”

“This donation will help us to continue our work feeding people in our local community currently in crises.”

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