You probably participated in one or more walks. And if not, we are still curious to have your views on Walk the World. So tell us your views or write about your specific Walk the World Experience.
This year is a very special year in the partnership between TNT and WFP: ten years together, sharing competences, know how, sweat and hard work.This is why TNT France decided to organize a series of WtW events in Lyon, Paris, Marseille and Besançon which involved more than 400 people who celebrated this important anniversary.
TNT Czech has organised a special Walk the World event this year; all participants played a game about Africa at a beautifal park in Prague. Not only did TNT Czech employees, family and other companies participate, they invited very special guests. Children from child homes brought their home made goods, which were sold to get money for kids in Africa- for our WFP. Eva Yildrim, CR coordinator at TNT Czech office, explains: "We were very satisfied with this event, because next to getting money for our WFP, we gave a very positive feeling to these kids from child homes.
What a fantastic day in South Africa! After reaching 300 participants last year, TNT Express South Africa did even more this year and saw the numbers increase and reach 459, the majority of which were TNT, DSM and WFP employees and their families.
The walk was set in the beautiful environment of the Pretoria National Zoo and also saw entertainment for the “walkers”: after crossing the finish line, were greated with games, music, and fun activities.
Italy, a country that calls to mind art, food, design and…football! So this was exactly what TNT Express Italy decided to organize as a WtW event, a football tournament with the participating teams coming from all over Italy.
How many different ways can you find to organize a WtW event? Quite a few by the looks of it!
Among the many “traditional walks” there was a very interesting and innovative one: the “virtual walk” organized by TNT Spain. Named la “Marcha Solidaria” it has proved to be very successful in these years, and this was the fourth year in a row. But how does a virtual walk actually work?
June 3rd. 33 cities. 4200 participants. A great day of fun and fulfillment with our families and colleagues…it’s the tenth Walk the World in TNT Greater China (mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan).
This morning, an enthusiastic group of colleagues from TNT Centre, together with family and friends, have participated in a small Walk through the beautiful Kennemerduinen National Park in the Netherlands.
Yes, it’s that time of year when thousands of people walk the streets of many different countries, all of them with one purpose only: fight together against global hunger and show their support to WFP. How do they do so? By participating to “End hunger: Walk the World” , the global fundraising event that begins today and lasts until June 3. The 2010 edition raised enough money to provide a whole year of meals for more than 10,000 school children, achieving an incredible result.
On June 3rd, approximately 4,200 employees from TNT Express Greater China (including Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong) and TNT Hoau, and their families will join “End Hunger: Walk the World” global charity event to raise awareness on global hunger and raise funds for the United Nations World Food Programme.