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Weʼre raising £1,500 to Help three military veteran charities raise funds for ongoing support of veterans suffering from PTSD and related mental health issues.

National Memorial Arboretum, DE13 7AR
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A group of 22 friends are walking 22km each loaded with a pack weighing 22lbs. Every kilometre we will be dropping and performing 22 push-ups to honour the #22pushupchallenge. All this is being done to raise awareness of the plight of our military veterans who commit suicide due to mental health issues associated with Post Dramatic Stress Disorder, PTSD. The number of people, weight of our packs and the distance we are walking, and of course the push-ups, is relavent as the average number of PTSD related suicides is 22 per day! We, and a lot of people like us, are raising awareness and funds so that this totally horrific and unacceptable number will go down, and eventually reach zero. Each and every one of the 22 friends has experienced Mental Health issues, or knows a loved one that is fighting his or her own unseen battle every day. This is our tribute.

“Slay the Demons. Strength in Numbers”

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    185

    • Mhari-Clare Boswell

      Mhari-Clare Boswell

      Dec 9, 2018

    • Simon Tucker

      Simon Tucker

      Dec 6, 2018

      Just to say thank you to the guys and girls who took part and helped complete my dream.. I completed my #22 and got myself sponsored. £200 which includes my £22 plus sponsorship from my colleagues.

      £200.00

    • Michele Ryan

      Michele Ryan

      Dec 4, 2018

    • Luke & Hannah

      Luke & Hannah

      Dec 3, 2018

      Awesome work people. As promised this is 10% from our Unaltered profitLuke and Hannah (Unaltered)

      £50.00

    • Heidi Louise

      Heidi Louise

      Nov 28, 2018

      Thank you for raising awareness 😊 well done everyone, mega achievement 👏🏻👏🏻 So proud of you Andrew Isherwood xxx

      £10.00

    • Natasha Ritchie

      Natasha Ritchie

      Nov 28, 2018

      Well done to all 22 of you (including my sis - Tanya). Good work. Tasha and George x

      £10.00

    • Esther Hutton

      Esther Hutton

      Nov 28, 2018

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    William Downes-Hall

    William Downes-Hall

    National Memorial Arboretum, DE13 7AR

    My name is Will and my friend Tanya and I have taken over the baton of organising this fantastic event from our friend Simon. This is HIS mission but sadly he had to pull out. Tanya and I, and the rest of the 22, have vowed to help others and raise awareness. Stronger in Numbers.

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