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In support of #Tigersr2r - Ride To Recovery

Fundraising for the #Tigersr2r team for PWRR BENEVOLENT FUND because Its a great cause!

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PWRR BENEVOLENT FUND

We help those whos lives are affected to as a result of serving our country.

Charity Registration No. 1024418

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3000 miles. 170,000 ft of climbs. 88 counties. 14 days. 12 men.

This is the challenge that my nephew and his team are undertaking in order to raise awareness and vital funds for the Friends of the PWRR.  I will be working as a support driver for the duration of this event, and over the next few weeks I will also be helping them to reach their fundraising targets.

Set up to support injured and returning servicemen, the Friends of the PWRR have successfully helped members of the Regiment past and present.

Over the past 10 years, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment has endured continuous action in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Needless to say this level of action takes its toll and members of The Regiment and their families are in growing need of help. Through sustained fundraising efforts the charity enables people to have access to life changing procedures as well as ongoing support and advice

One such case is Sergeant Jay Baldwin.  On the 31st January 2012 Jay stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). He was left with multiple injuries; the most obvious of which being that he was a bilateral amputee above the knee. 

In 2014 the charity identified a pioneering procedure called osseointegration a means by which Jay will be able to walk pain free, without sockets. However, this comes at a price, both emotionally and financially.

As a result of the support that Jay has received he has committed to taking part in this enormous challenge on a hand bike and together with the rest of the team, he will ride in a continuous relay from the East to West coast of America.  We will cover between 200 - 300 miles a day as a means to contribute to the care that the charity can offer to those who may face similar circumstances as a result of serving their country

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