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Every penny you raise for Walking Home For Christmas will support people like Matt..
‘As an alcoholic, I’d taken things right to the edge and I needed to rebuild my life in gradual steps. The help I received from WWTW was incredible. My WWTW Advisor, Alex, was always there for me - She listened, she did lots of work on my behalf and then she pointed me in the right direction. She got it spot on and I cannot thank her enough for that.’
Matt joined the Royal Hampshire Regiment in 1983 at the age of 16. After 5 years’ service, Matt decided to leave the army to pursue a career outside of the military.
Unfortunately, it was during this period that Matt began to drink. At first it was social drinking – the odd pint after work and at the...
We value every one of our fundraisers.THANK YOU for all of your fundraising, you have helped to support 160+ veterans. Take a look at some of our favourite stories from Walking Home For Christmas this year:
Getting the kids involved...
7 year old Myiah walked 1 mile home from school everyday from the 1st Nov until the end of term, raising just over 380. She even got the opportunity to walk laps of the pitch at Rangers FC (her favourite team).
Jen Cowley and her son Harry walked 6 miles to school, setting off at a 5.15am to make it in time for his first lesson of the day, raising a grand total of 926.25.
The challenge seekers...
Graham Mckenna ran 50 miles home from Corsham back to Bridgwater, raising just over 1,000, his run for Walking...
Get your Regiment involved and check out some of what our current and former servicemen and women are up to this Christmas:
PARACHUTE REGIMENT: Jamie, who served in the TA's in the Parachute Regiment, will be walking the length of the Circle Line in London carrying a 70lb bergen. A total of 17 miles.
ROYAL ENGINEERS: On Sunday 22nd Dec. Ex-Royal Engineers serviceman, Simon Bell, and his team will be walking 10.5 miles across the Peak District from Wetton Mill to their home Town of Leek in Staffordshire.
HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY REGIMENT: Currently serving in the Household Cavalry Regiment, Craig will be walking a mile with 450 friends, family, colleagues and supporters.
DAVE OWEN: Dave, who took part last year, challenged himself again...