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£1,161raised of £1,500 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,161 to help fund Tommy Figures.

    Loughborough, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 17th October 2018

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    Tommy Figures

    What Are the Tommy Figures?

    • The tommy figures are 6ft aluminium frame statues of the iconic Tommy Silhouette

    • They are produced by the Charity Remembered

    • Each statue costs £750

    • The statues come with a base and can be put anywhere within the college

    • The statues are long lasting and can be re-used by the college

    • The figures are a moving tribute to fallen soldiers

    The charity Remembered

    • Remembered is a registered charity and a charitable incorporated organisation ( works with several other charities) The charity aims to commemorate the fallen and support the 2018 Armistice Project

    • The charity aims to raise £15m by remembrance 2018

    • The tommy figures are part of the “There but not there” project to remember fallen service personnel by highlighting their sacrifice for us

    • The funds raised through the Figures are shared amongst the following charities

    The Royal Foundation: Heads Together

    Walking With the Wounded

    Combat Stress

    Help for Heroes

    Project Equinox: Housing Veterans and Medical Students

    Commonwealth War Graves Foundation

    Benefit for the college

    • Fundraising allows students to use initiative and teamwork when planning events

    • The figures can be re-used at each remembrance

    • If the college purchases a figure we have the location of the figure put on the charities website

    • The college would be helping several charities

    • PR opportunity for the college

    How you can help

    • Support your child if they take part or seek sponsorship for an event

    • Support those College run activities where you have the opportunity to do so

    • Support fundraising through organising your own activities

    For more information the website is:

    https://www.therebutnotthere.org.uk/ and the gallery section contains pictures of the aluminum Tommy Figures.

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      Supporters

      25

      • Douglas Prasser

        Douglas Prasser

        Oct 1, 2018

        I think this is a wonderful way to remember.

        £20.00

      • Keith, Lorraine, Ruth

        Keith, Lorraine, Ruth

        Sep 30, 2018

        Pleased to be able to contribute.

        £15.00

      • Richard Forbes

        Richard Forbes

        Sep 30, 2018

        £20.00

      • Julie samouelle

        Julie samouelle

        Sep 30, 2018

        Good luck raising the funds needed for this.For Alan Brooke House!

        £10.00

      • Nikki Kingsley

        Nikki Kingsley

        Sep 30, 2018

        Happy to donate to this great cause from an 18E parent

        £25.00

      • Jacqueline Reed  a 15E Parent

        Jacqueline Reed a 15E Parent

        Sep 30, 2018

        "There but not there " …..Great cause hope to see the figures gracing Welbeck DSFC grounds very soon

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 18, 2018

        A moving tribute and great charities supported! 18E Family

        £30.00

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