Walking Home for Christmas returns for third year

by | Oct 9, 2016 | Business, News | 0 comments

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How far will you walk to?support homeless and other?vulnerable veterans?

The Walking Home For Christmas campaign is back for it’s third year,?raising funds?for Walking With The Wounded?s programmes across the UK, enabling the most vulnerable veterans?to re-integrate into society and lead an?independent life.?This December you can make a difference?for them by walking 1 mile or 100 – any?distance challenging for you. Fundraising?is optional ? but could you raise ?50?

  • Sign up for ?10 + postage at wwtw.org.uk/Christmas
  • Get your Santa hat and pack, plan your walk and tell your friends
  • Walk as far as is challenging for you, 1 mile or 100
  • Any time from 1st ? 26th December
  • #WalkingHomeForChristmas

Last year the campaign raised more than ?240,000 and over 5,000 miles were walked ? supporting more than 250 vulnerable veterans re-integrate back into society and regain their independence.

WWTW director of fundraising Andrew Cook said: ?Many of our ex-military personnel face a Christmas and New Year without much sparkle. We are so grateful to the huge numbers of you who accept our challenge to stride out on their behalf before Christmas, in a determined bid to help us put the twinkle back into their and their families? eyes.?

Walking With The Wounded supports veterans with physical, mental or social injuries on their journey to long term security independence and employment.

Need some ideas?

  • The Long Haul ? Go large?and surprise yourself
  • School?s Out ? Walk home?from school or uni
  • Train-ing Plan ? Get off the?train or tube a stop early
  • Team-builder – Walk to a?house for a team dinner
  • Workplace Challenge -?Walk to a party or carols

For more ideas, check out -?wwtw.org.uk/Christmas

Sign-up now
Visit wwtw.org.uk/Christmas or call 01263 863 902 or email whfc@wwtw.org.uk

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