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Weʼre raising £2,000 to Provide free counselling, & support for our ex-service men & women who served the armed forces of the UK & the Netherlands admirably.

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I am going to walk barefoot 80miles from
Schiphol to Helmond Sport in the Netherlands for the
Liberation of Europe 80th Anniversary in May this year.
We are taking 2000 Poppies on behalf of the Royal British Legion.
We shall be laying 6 wreaths at various services in memory of our fallen & to acknowledge the loss of innocent individuals who died in the conflict of war.

Raising much needed funds for
Casual Minds Matter & Helmond to provide free Counselling & welfare support for ex - service men, women & veterans of our armed forces, past & present.

Our ex-service men & women are being let down by our own governments infastructure & policies.

They are being left to struggle in society
which leaves them vulnerable in so many ways.
In one report alone, it found that,
Thirty-eight per cent of veterans had a code on their medical record for a common mental health disorder. The highest disorder prevalence was depression at 18%, followed by alcohol misuse at 17%, anxiety 15%, post-traumatic stress disorder was 3% and dementia 2%.

I intend to raise funds for the ex- veterans of our forces who served the Netherlands & the UK so well.
Where over 480,000 service men & women need our support in the UK
Where since 1994 - 2022, 50 veterans a year have taken their own lives.

If we can help between us & through Casual Minds Matter & Helmond Sport in the Netherlands save one life or put one individual on the path to recovery, then we have achieved something.

Please help by supporting a worthy cause.
Regards Ian

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  • Ian Chapman21 days ago
    Ian Chapman

    Ian Chapman

    21 days ago

    A massive total with the Tombola at Tescos Burnley & my collection tub while walking up & down Burnley / Padiham road has given us a grand total so far of £1833 Everyone of you has won my heart over, with your donations & support for me in so many ways. Together, Collectively we can & do make a hell of difference. Reagards Ian.1❤

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  • Ian Chapman1 month ago
    Ian Chapman

    Ian Chapman

    1 month ago

    I cannot thank you all enough for your support in so many ways. Honking horns, verbal support, the chats the smiles, the sadness, the sharing & of course the wonderful donations. The total so far is actually a massive £1663.45 pence Well bloody done everyone.

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Page last updated on: 5/19/2024 10.10

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86

  • Tony Dewhurst

    Tony Dewhurst

    May 19, 2024

    Well done Ian, Top Man!

    £50.00

  • Ian Chapman

    Ian Chapman

    May 13, 2024

    Mr John W

    £10.00

  • Collin & Pat

    Collin & Pat

    May 10, 2024

    Well done Chappers

    £10.00

  • Carol

    Carol

    May 9, 2024

    Well done Ian, and without the help of gaffer tape! The blisters will heal but the achievement will stand forever

    £80.00

  • Steve S

    Steve S

    May 9, 2024

    Cheers Ian

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 5, 2024

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 3, 2024

    £5.00

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Ian Chapman

Ian Chapman

Hi, my name is Ian Chapman 63yrs of age I am married to Tracy for over 30yrs & have 2 Sons Connah 25yrs & Joseph 22yrs. I have raised funds for charities over the years but now I hope to raise funds for a local group who provide counselling to many individuals & families.

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