Danielle Raymond

Charity

Walking With The Wounded
Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) was established in 2010 to raise funds to finance the re-training of wounded servicemen and women and in so doing assist them in acquiring the skills and qualifications necessary to find new careers outside the military. Our ability to fundraise effectively ensures we can finance new qualifications, courses and further education through our First Steps Bursary Scheme as well as via organisations and projects; such as The Warrior Programme and The Poppy Factory. This enables the blind, the burn victims, the mentally injured, the amputees and all the other wounded to rebuild their lives and return to the work place and in so doing provide long-term security for themselves and their families. In conjunction with individual fundraising events, Walking With The Wounded also promotes awareness of the charity, our wounded community and the challenges faced by all those living with disability by undertaking high profile expeditions with wounded veterans and serving soldiers that are generously funded by corporate donors. These corporate sponsorships allow private donations such as yours to go exclusively towards the work we do helping re-educate and retrain our injured veterans. Following the success of our previous expeditions to the North Pole in 2011 and Mount Everest in 2012, this year’s expedition, the South Pole Allied Challenge, is our most ambitious yet, and involves three teams of wounded servicemen and women from the United Kingdom, the United States and the Commonwealth embarking on a race to the Geographic South Pole this December. At a time when so many charities are asking for people's generosity, we are hugely grateful for any donations which are made. Please follow our build up to the expedition at www.walkingwiththewounded.co.uk Many thanks for your support.


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Dani Raymond's MdS madness

Fundraiser: 
Danielle Raymond

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/DanielleRaymondMdS

In April 2017 I will be running the 32nd Marathon des Sables in aid of Walking with the Wounded.  

Ranked by the Discovery Channel as the toughest footrace on Earth, the MdS is a multi-day "ultra-marathon" covering over 250km in up to 50 degree heat over 6 days....all while carrying everything you need for the week!

It's going to be a huge challenge .....but running for such a worthwhile cause makes it that bit easier.With family in the forces WWTW is a charity close to my heart, as it's mission to support veterans to gain the skills and qualifications necessary to develop new careers outside the military, re-integrate into society and provide long-term security for themselves and their families.

All funds raised will be dedicated to the Head Start Programme, a  mental health initiatve set up to address the increasing needs of ex-service men and women suffering with mental injuries.

Its a fantastic charity, supporting extraordinary individuals who have given and been through so much.

Thank you so much for your support!

Recent donors

21.03.17 Gosh, it's hard enough running a marathon (not that I would know!) This is truly inspirational and I dread to think just how much training has been involved and the personal sacrifices made. Good luck and drink plenty of water!

21.03.17 Best of luck Dani, such a great cause.

20.03.17 Surely a camel would be so much easier (or an UBER) ...

20.03.17 Dani, what a crazy challenge! very best of luck.

17.03.17 Hey Danielle, I've realised I haven't donated yet and should have done this weeks ago. I've told you a hundred times before you're going to be fine and you will be. All that hard training will pay off, and you know it too! So be confident and enjoy it x

16.03.17 Biggest tan opportunity of your LIFE. Here's 15 pounds towards a puppy on your return. Charlie B xxxx

16.03.17 Good luck Bridget!!!!

13.03.17 You are an inspiration to us all - and for a fantastic cause. Take care and best of luck!

09.03.17 Good luck!

03.03.17 Amazing challenge you're taking on and for a great cause! Hope all goes well! x

02.03.17 Well done Dani, a fantastic charity. Best wishes, Bren and Phil xx

01.03.17 Well done on entering Dani. Having done some "ordinary" marathons I can guess how tough this will be. I look forward to hearing about it afterwards. Know when to keep going (and when to stop)

27.02.17 An amazing challenge, good luck Dani!

26.02.17 What a challenge to just manage those blisters and sunburn, let alone carrying all your supplies and running at the same time. I wish you all the very best

25.02.17 Very, very well done Dani. You are awesome!!

24.02.17 The amount of pride, awe and downright disbelief we have for you doing this is immeasurable. You are an absolute superstar and will be in my thoughts every day you're in that desert! Still keen to see if you manage to get a suntan.... x

23.02.17 Amazing cause and a heck of a challenge. I will be with you in spirit :-)

23.02.17 Good luck Dani!

23.02.17 You are clearly a very inspirational yet somewhat crazy lady. The very best of luck.

22.02.17 Just in awe of you taking on such an incredible challenge - good on you and its for a fantastic cause.....good luck.

22.02.17 Danni...Sand is only to be used in conjunction with a bucket n spade or as a mix with 1 part cement, 2 parts water...not for running mile on!!! Good luck xxx

22.02.17 This all sounds like a terrible plan... But I wish you luck!

22.02.17 Good luck Dani! Total nutter, but sure you'll be fab xx

22.02.17 Promise us you will do something "normal" after this!

22.02.17 Dani, I salute you! Good luck and all the very best.

£2,870.00

Running total

Target:
£2,500.00
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£3,255.00
Total donors:
55
Last donor:
Mark Hampson
21.03.17  
Offline fundraising:
£1,260.00
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