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The perfect wedding gift!

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14 Mar, 2018

Support Prince Harry’s charity by climbing the fells for our wounded soldiers

Military charity Walking With The Wounded will be celebrating the Royal Wedding from the Lakes as the legendary Cumbrian Challenge returns to Grasmere on 19 May. You can support WWTW Expedition Patron Prince Harry on his wedding day by taking to the fells alongside men and women who have been supported by the charity. The walking event will see participants tackling the fells and experiencing a memorable and uplifting weekend together while meeting some of the incredible men and women who WWTW has been able to support during their career transition from the military.

WWTW is urging all serving and ex-serving military personnel to join the challenge and support the more than 250 ex-Service men and women who are currently homeless, unemployed or struggling with their mental health, to get their lives back on track and back to full health.

The event, now in its sixth year, expects to achieve its target of £200,000, which means that, altogether, it will have raised more than £1 million to support the ex-Service community. Each team that takes part in the Cumbrian Challenge enables WWTW to support a wounded ex-Service man or woman back into independence through one of its programmes. Individuals like Mark who suffered in silence from PTSD for 28 years before ‘finding’ Walking With The Wounded and receiving support for his mental health. He says, ‘They organised the best help and clinical therapy for me, and were with me every step of the way through some very dark times. Two years on and I’m extremely happy. Facing life with a purpose, a realisation that I am actually worthy and I do have a future.’

To find out more, visit wwtw.org.uk/Cumbria View the Cumbrian Challenge 2017 official highlights video at https://youtu.be/oShKLfrd-2M?list=PLsxLG-sIZulxigQ_4rL60_z2qENrcnHhU

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