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Andy started his epic fundraiser on 16 May 2012 in the Shetlands. He is walking to more than 800 Salvation Army churches, centres and shops and every UK league football club. At each Salvation Army base, he will speak about the issues of human trafficking and homelessness. He is hoping to raise awareness as well as much-needed funds.

Andy said: “The Salvation Army has a long history of offering practical support to people who are vulnerable or in need. We are there for 3,500 homeless men, women and families every night.”

While resting in Sunderland, thieves broke into the vehicle. Andy said: “These events either knock you down or make you stronger. It has made me more determined than ever to raise £100,000 to help The Salvation Army make a difference in the lives of others.”

Follow Andy’s progress at http://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/uki/walk

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Andy has raised over £25,000 so far from people sponsoring him as he walks around the country. Many have held events to raise money also. Thank you all for what your doing to support this amazing man.

01/05/13 11:55

Raising money for

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army

Charity Registration No. 214779 and in Scotland SC009359

The Salvation Army is a registered charity and church working in 120 countries worldwide and is one of the largest and most diverse providers of social welfare in the world. In the UK and Republic of Ireland this work includes more than 800 Salvation Army social service centres and community churches. We provide unconditional friendship, support and very practical help to people in crisis and need and work with children, older people, homeless people and those dealing with drug and/or alcohol addiction. Alongside our work in the UK, The Salvation Army International Development (UK) is part of a world-wide team supporting the battle against poverty in developing countries. The projects we work with are designed by the poor for the poor and we are about enabling and empowering people to build a better future for themselves.

Donations 200

Congratulations on finishing the walk Andy

Donation by Anonymous on 19/01/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Wel done from Jennette Cox

Donation by Anonymous on 28/12/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donations from Reading West Corps

Donation by Anonymous on 05/12/13

£15.00

What an outstanding achievement! I hope your transition to normality goes smoothly.

Donation by Anonymous on 01/12/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Andy x

Donation by Tracey Corcoran on 29/11/13

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Andy, great to see you at the Wycombe match. A shame it did not match your performance! A monumental effort. p.s. hope I didn't squash the top hat...

Donation by Paul Woods (Frank) on 29/11/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done Mr Peddle.

Donation by Robbie on 23/11/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Très touchée par votre détermination et courage Une amie de Derek

Donation by Valerie Moulart on 20/11/13

Congratulations Andy. An awesome achievement. I know how proud Matt is, as I'm sure are the rest of your family and friends. Now enjoy a well earned break over Christmas !

Donation by Steve Stokes on 19/11/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done Andy!

Donation by Charlie Felgate on 19/11/13

£20.00

Well that's it he's finished! What a very special day today has been - a privilege to walk with Andy as he finished this amazing walkathon

Donation by Jackie on 18/11/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

A fantastic feat (feet?)

Donation by Judith h on 17/11/13

Well Done - such a great achievement

Donation by Anonymous on 15/11/13

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

Well, he's finished!!! (Except for a little stroll on Monday) I do believe this donation will add to the current total of £91,000 .00 WOW!! Well Done Andy

Donation by Jackie on 15/11/13

£3.00

+ £0.75 Gift Aid

Hi Andy! I am looking forward to seeing you Sunday. Here is my donation - I've gone with a calculation = 50p x the number of times Jackie has commented/donated = 61 - 50p x 61 = £30.50

Donation by David :-) on 11/11/13

£30.50

+ £7.63 Gift Aid

Andy The Last Full Week!!! It was so good to see you on Wednesday on Home Ground :-) So pleased you have remained safe & healthy throughout this huge venture. Take Care - see you soon!!!!

Donation by Jackie on 10/11/13

£6.00

+ £1.50 Gift Aid

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wE HOPE YOU ARE KEEPING WELL.....not too long now, so glad you are still walking. Love and prayers Ian & Jenni xx

Donation by Jenni Power on 08/11/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 08/11/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Brilliant cause , passed you in Benson today Oxfordshire you are an inspiration to keep going ! God bless

Donation by Liz and ash on 06/11/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Bumped into Andy this morning in the drizzling November rain. He was striding purposefully towards Oxford town centre - keep going mate! :-)

Donation by Simon on 05/11/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Andy I hear you only did 5 days last week & the same this week - so what's going on .?? I could have had a cheap cup of coffee ! See you later this week

Donation by Jackie x on 02/11/13

£4.00

+ £1.00 Gift Aid

Not long now , let's hope the wind is blowing in the right direction! Keep safe

Donation by Jackie x on 28/10/13

£6.00

+ £1.50 Gift Aid

Hope you are getting on ok in Scotland

Donation by Jackie on 21/10/13

£6.00

+ £1.50 Gift Aid

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Congratulations on your second country-wide walk. Happy memories of our short shared leg on your first.

Donation by Charles Martin on 21/10/13

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Hey - I walked 26 miles in August for Homeless World Cup and that was hard enough! Massive well done for what you're doing!

Donation by Steph Wilson on 16/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£4,179.42
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£10.00
  • Total raised£4,189.42
  • Gift Aid£760.13

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