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Weʼre raising £1,200 to help Thomas attend World Scout Jamboree 2019 in America.

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Thomas has written the statement below, and I would just like to add a few other things. - Despite being a Young Carer, Thomas has taken on the challenge of fundraising for the World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) with gusto, making sure the local team of 16 people have events to fundraise at and finding innovative ways to share Scouting with his local community. All this while meeting his other daily responsibilities, including school. It will be amazing for him to attend this well deserved, once in a lifetime experience.

Many thanks to all those who support him.

My name's Thomas and I'm really proud to have been selected as one of only 3500 Scouts to represent the UK at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia USA in 2019.

The cost is about £3,772 - this will cover the cost for me to go but also subsidises Scouts from poorer countries to attend who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford to go.

I have already been getting stuck in with setting myself new challenges, working hard to raise awareness and funds through, sausage sizzles, cake sales and even setting up a band. Not only have we been raising funds we've also made new friends and finding out just what we're capable of.

In the summer holidays I am intending to complete the Wye Valley Walk. It is a 136 mile journey which I intend to follow both on foot and by canoe.

I will meet all the check points throughout the trip and obtain stamps to prove I completed the route. I am looking forward to the challenge.

When I first began my application to attend WSJ I was a bit apprehensive. Generally I'm not very good at mixing with people and I struggle with the unknown because I have autism. I have never let it hold me back and have always found my own way to achieve things, although it can make things more challenging. I hope that my adventure inspires others and realise that anything can be possible.

I hope that you will support me on my journey and I look forward to sharing my experiences along the way. Thank you for reading.

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    16

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 14, 2018

      This is a great thing Thomas.

      £20.00

    • Dawn Hall

      Dawn Hall

      Aug 14, 2018

      What an amazing opportunity- I hope you have the best time!

      £20.00

    • Maggie and Mike Fearn

      Maggie and Mike Fearn

      Aug 7, 2018

      Go for it Thomas - we admire your determination!

      £40.00

    • Mike Wells

      Mike Wells

      Jul 30, 2018

      We are so proud of you Thomas and hope you achieve your target. Nana and Pops

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 29, 2018

      I hope the fund raising goes well

      £20.00

    • Grant Sparrow

      Grant Sparrow

      Jul 29, 2018

      Hope you have an amazing time Thomas! Its a great opportunity for you to do something life changing!

      £50.00

    • Mrs. CECopping

      Mrs. CECopping

      Jul 29, 2018

      Go for it Thomes!

      £30.00

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