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

Army Cadets Force - Marching on Mental Health

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This year the Army Cadets Force have taken the leaderboard by storm, raising a whopping £44,160 so far...

73 ACF teams from up and down the country have donned their Santa Hats to help support ex-military and their families this Christmas.  Leading the way for ACF is Beds & Herts County, having raised a total of £4,099.91 and counting!

On Saturday 5th December Niquita Potter, from Devon ACF completed an incredible 14.1 miles from Haytor on Dartmoor to the war memorial in Newton Abbot. She got cold, she got wet and it was dark by the end - but she made it. 

Niquita absolutely smashed her target raising over £1000. Thank you! 

Niquita said: 'I am a proud member of Devon ACF and have been for over 5 years. This means a lot because soldiers do so much for us. I have Down syndrome but I always like to try and help others and to achieve what I can. I plan to raise as much money by walking as far as I can'

Some inspirational Essex Army Cadets, completed their walk yesterday, walking 16 miles from Dunmow War memorial to Gosfield War Memorial, well done to RSM Alex Kornilaki, Cpl Lara Fisher and Sgt Hollie Hunt.

Part of Yorkshire ACF, Matt Marquis and Phil Bate, from B Company, Yorkshire (N&W), completed a 25-mile trek. Starting off at Yeomanry Barracks, Fulford, and finishing 8 hours later at Galtres Training Area, Strensall.

Cadets from the 1st Battalion Highlanders ACF, including Cpl Caitlin Green, set themselves the challenge of walking 24 miles between the 1st and the 24th December, they have smashed their fundraising target, currently having raised £3,262.73

Check out the the current ACF Leaderboard here. This is the top 10 as it stands as of 18/12/2020

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...

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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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