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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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    44

    • Victoria

      Victoria

      Oct 18, 2018

      Good Luck Guys 💯👍

      £10.00

    • James

      James

      Oct 17, 2018

      £22.00

    • Carl Rees

      Carl Rees

      Oct 17, 2018

      £20.00

    • Tom M

      Tom M

      Oct 17, 2018

      👤🇬🇧🤙🏼

      £125.00

    • Clare Crompton

      Clare Crompton

      Oct 17, 2018

      Scopey ... I know you don’t like the H word... so I won’t say it ... but you know I am thinking it . So proud of you , you are an inspiration to many , love you buddy xxx

      £22.00

    • Caroline Neill

      Caroline Neill

      Oct 16, 2018

      £10.00

    • Sally Kent

      Sally Kent

      Oct 14, 2018

      £20.00

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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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