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Terry Downing

Help for Heroes - Operation:50for50

Fundraising for Help for Heroes

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Help for Heroes

We support the wounded, injured and sick to live independent and fulfilling lives.

Charity Registration No. 1120920 (England & Wales) and SC044984 (Scotland)



Terry completed the Help for Heroes Band of Brothers 360 mile Portsmouth to Paris Bike Ride 2009.  He has the t-shirt and the medal to prove it ;)   Although it was tough he has already agreed to do it again next year!

Help for Heroes - Operation:50 for 50 will be fielding 26 walkers for the Pathfinder March including BBC Cambridgeshires Sue Dougan.

The Veterans / Armed Forces Day Dinner Dance on the 27th June is nearly sold out and looks like it will be a great evening with an Auction of 5 top prizes.


Terry was interviewed by BBC Radio Cambridgeshire and gained Sue Dougans support. Also Huntingdon Community Radio.

Operation:50for50 launched on Friday 12th December at 12 noon.  Local MP Jonathan Djanogly, John Davis (Chairman HDC), Saeed Akthar (Mayor of Huntingdon), HDC Councillor Doug Dew and Graham Buck (Chairman, Huntingdonshire Business Network) supported this event.

We now have 39 people who has shown an interest in joining us for the Pathfinder March.

Thorntons Huntingdon raffled a large chocolate Santa for Operation:50for50 raising £180.

Thontons to hold a second raffle in February for Operation:50for50.

Thanks for visiting my fundraising page.

Donating through Justgiving is quick, easy and totally secure. It’s also the most efficient way to sponsor me: Help for Heroes gets your money faster and, if you’re a UK taxpayer, Justgiving makes sure 25% in Gift Aid, plus a 3% supplement, are added to your donation.

So please sponsor me now for my 50th Birthday year fundraising for Help for Heroes.

Planned activites:

Lose 50 lbs UPDATE: Lost 1 stone 2 lbs.

Help For Heroes Band of Brothers Bike Ride 2009.

Walk the 2009 Pathfinder March, some 46 miles (may make it 50).. Need 49 volunteers to join me. UPDATE: 41 volunteers already.

Take part in various H4H events.

Produce a 50for50 book.  Looking for a sponsor for this project.  All profits to H4H.

For further information and details on how to join us email .

Thank you for your generous support.


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