Read the latest updates from Walking With The Wounded's 'Walking Home For Christmas' campaign

Walking Home For Christmas 2023 - And that's a wrap!

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We'd like to thank everyone who signed-up to our 2023 Walking Home For Christmas event.

Over the course of December, supporters of Walking With The Wounded across the nation have donned their walking boots and Santa hats, stepping out to show their solidarity with veterans and their families during this festive season.

This year, we witnessed remarkable challenges undertaken by our supporters. Glenn covered an impressive 160 miles from Manchester to Lockerbie, WWTW team member Steve walked from Manchester to Blackpool within 24 hours, Matthew conquered the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge, 13 Company South West London Army Cadet Force marched 14 miles across London, Lee journeyed from the Shetland Islands home to Aberdeenshire, and the Tidworth RBL Football team tackled a 245-mile challenge in just 36 hours. The dedication shown by our supporters to those who served this Christmas has left us in awe.

You can read our supporter challenges, and more, in our blog.

With over 1,300 walkers and 160 teams participating in Walking Home For Christmas this year, the collective fundraising has raised an astounding £104,000 and counting! These funds will contribute to Walking With The Wounded’s life-changing veteran support programmes, making a meaningful impact on the lives of those who have served and their families.

Yodel stepping out to support veterans

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Yodel has been a steadfast supporter of Walking With The Wounded, consistently raising substantial funds over the years to support those who have served. This December, teams from different branches of the company will be participating in various walks nationwide. Their collective efforts are dedicated to raising funds for Walking With The Wounded's Walking Home For Christmas campaign, further demonstrating Yodel's ongoing commitment to supporting the veteran community.

Commenting on the Walking Home For Christmas challenge, John Hardman said, “At Yodel, we have actively participated in various Walking With The Wounded campaigns and events to raise money to support veterans and their families. This year, teams from across Yodel will be...

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From London to Dumfries, the care staff Walking Home For Christmas

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Workers from the UK’s largest online care platform Curam put their best feet forward on December 11, raising vital funds for veterans’ charity Walking With The Wounded as part of its Walking Home For Christmas campaign.

The national sponsored event, which is now in its 10th year, involved teams from the care company’s London and Dumfries offices, who collectively clocked up a total of 50 miles as one of 154 teams taking part.

Staff in east London carried out individual walks, including Curam co-founder Patrick Wallace, who walked from the company’s office in Ashwin Street, Dalston, to Hammersmith. And the Scottish team, headed by Curam director Ben Weatherall, clocked up 12 miles with their countryside walk in Irongray, Dumfries.


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Veteran walking 250 miles from the Shetland Islands to Aberdeenshire

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Lee Jordan from Banchory, Aberdeenshire will be walking from the Shetland Islands home to Banchory in December to raise funds for those who served.

Commenting on the Walking Home For Christmas challenge, Lee said, “Last year I took on a Walking Home For Christmas, walking from the most Easterly Bothy in the UK. This year I have decided that I owe it to my fellow veterans to try and raise the bar and raise as much money as possible for those in need by ‘Walking Home For Christmas’ from the most Northerly Point in the UK.

I have been kindly supported by Loganair who are taking me to the Shetland Islands, where I will start my journey South, walking through Orkney, then on to John O Groats and walking back to my home in Banchory,...

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