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Irwin Mitchell support TROOP AID

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  • Team members: Ben Parkinson, Andrew Buckham, Katrina Edwards, Jenny Barton, Robert Foster, Amy Clark, Paul Weston, Toni Webster and Kate Lax
  • Event: Irwin Mitchell support Troop Aid - Lord Mayor's 10k, 17 Apr 2011

Troop Aid

We are SMALL CHARITY WITH WORLD WIDE REACH to Support Troops when they are injured

Charity Registration No. 1164106

Story

Irwin Mitchell and Ben Parkinson are proud to support Troop Aid by taking part in the 2011 Lord Mayor's Sheffield 10k run.

 

Thank you for visiting our fundraising page. Please help us to support the wonderful work of TROOP AID.

 

The Run

On Sunday 17 April 2011, Ben Parkinson, Andrew Buckham, Katrina Edwards, Jenny Barton, Robert Foster, Amy Clark, Paul Weston, Toni Webster and Kate Lax will be tackling a challenging 10k run round the Don Valley area in Sheffield, to raise vital funds for Troop Aid.

 

Ben's Story

Ben Parkinson was seriously injured by a land mine whilst serving with the British Army in Afghanistan. 

 

He lost both of his legs and suffered a traumatic brain injury, fractures to his skull, cheekbone, nose, jaw and pelvis and vertebrae, as well as serious damage to his spleen and chest.

 

To find out more about Ben please click here:

 

 http://www.irwinmitchell.com/ClientStories/Pages/Ben-Parkinson.aspx

 

Ben's determination and fundraising generosity has inspired Troops and civilians alike and we are proud to be joining him in the Lord Mayor's run.

 

For an Excellent Cause...

Troop Aid is a charity which supports our injured Troops returning to the United Kingdom from the war zones.   

 

This includes providing Grab Bags containing the ‘basic essentials’ to troops staying in military hospitals who arrive back without their personal effects or clothing.

 

Troop Aid have also sponsored two rooms at Selly Oak Hospital for the families of Armed Forces Personnel who are in intensive care.

 

Their funds come entirely from fund raising events and donations from organisations such as Help for Heroes, the local business community, the general public and several British expatriate communities overseas.

 

So PLEASE give generously so that Troop Aid can continue to help our Troops returning from conflicts for as long as possible.

 

How to Donate

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure.

 

Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer.

 

So it’s the most efficient way to donate - We raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

 

Please please dig deep and donate now.

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  • Ben with his Mum Diane and twin Danny
  • Ben in Afghanistan before his accident

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