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Give It A Go (GIAG) 2018/19

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GIAG is an events programme of one-off activities for you to try. Get involved in your city!

Festive Foodbank! Wrap Presents for Children and Families

This opportunity takes place between 18 Dec 2018 and 20 Dec 2018.

Get in the festive spirit, give something back to the Sheffield community and make sure everyone has a lovely Christmas time. Help S2 Foodbank prepare, so that families and children living in food poverty can have a happy Christmas! ***Wrap presents to give to children, who would not usually receive presents - you'll put a smile on their faces when they open them on Christmas day. ***Help to pack Christmas parcels (food, toiletries and treats) to give to families in need. ***Flexible times on Tuesday 18th December, Thursday 20th December and Saturday 22nd December between 1pm - 4pm. You do not have to go every day or stay for the whole time, just an hour or two!

What skills do I need?

No skills required, just enthusiasm!

What will I gain?

Knowing that you will make many children and families happy this Christmas time. Get to know people in the Sheffield community. You will also gain present wrapping skills!

Training and support

All guidance provided on the day

Time commitment

Flexible times on Tuesday 18th December, Thursday 20th December and Saturday 22nd December between 1pm - 4pm. You do not have to go every day or stay for the whole time, just an hour or two!

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

St Swithun's Church, 2 Cary Rd, Sheffield S2 1JP

Travel information

The location is very accessible from the Students' Union by tram or bus. Keep your travel ticket and get your money back in the volunteering office afterwards.
  • CausesChildren and families, Foodbanks and food poverty, Poverty and social justice
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenTuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsArt and craft, Communication skills, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

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