Dale Eades

March Update

Things are getting exciting as we get closer to 18th May, not just because its my birthday (just saying!) but having raised £1637 between us so far, that £2k target may yet be achievable.

The Car Boot went very well and between the 2 teams we raised £300! Staff from DSU supported us by donating unwanted items for us to sell, it was touching to see people go out of their way to offer assistance, from lending transport, making signage, storing the goods, even the Army lent us some tressle tables. The whole operation soon became bigger than i would have imagined and I would like to thank all those involved.

As April approaches we need to look towards our training, it is time to prepare our kit, condition our body and steel ourselves for what lies ahead. The Peaks of Cumbria.

.....and squeeze in another sneaky CakeBake (Mainly for Stacy's Cookie Block!)...(yes really!!).

Jason continues to sell all his possessions for the cause! Top Bloke.

 

Thanks all, for your continued support.

Dale.

February Update

Thanks to all that have supported us so far. I am pleased to announce that the team has gained momentum and we are first place on the leaderboard with regards to contributions raised, not that I am competitive...but (oh wait, actually I am competitive!) 

February's event was the DSU Cake Bake which raised a total of £184.76. This was distributed around both team pages (Team Apache & Morson Old Boys). Well done all. 

I would like to show particular gratitude to;

The American Legion Post 119, McCall, Idaho

Recieving support from American Veterans is humbling, and reminds us of the close friendship amoungst our serving personnel. This bond can not be broken by distance, nationality or politics and lives on when we become veterans.

Thank you.

January Update

So far our campaigning has been a success, with Jason already exceeding his personal target of £500. Good Work Jason!

 

The Team still need to raise £1071 to meet our target (and earn the coveted red 'woolly' hat). 

Plans for 'Cake Sale', 'Car Boot', and 'quiz night at the community centre' are all in motion and will help. However, a large part of our success will still be dependant on the good will and support of anyone reading this.

If we are able to exceed £2000 on our team page, we will have raised enough to allow a wounded, armed forces veteran, to recieve treatment that will allow them to embark upon a pathway to recovery.

 

Thank you all, for your support so far.

I'm supporting our wounded. Are you with me?

I've joined a team taking on the Cumbrian Challenge - a big old day hauling ourselves around the Lake District alongside teams of veterans who are getting their lives back on track thanks to Walking With The Wounded. 

My ask is quite simple. Please dig deep, or sign up a team to take us on. 

Why? We're the lucky ones with jobs, families, homes. Most people leave the military without any issue, but for a small minority it isn't so easy. 

Walking With The Wounded support the veterans who are struggling with their mental health, who are hard to reach, socially isolated, homeless, in police custody... men and women with little to look forward to but who want to get back into society and employment – which is at the heart of what we do.

Please help me and my team hit our £2k target. Every £675 can enable a veteran to access 1-2-1 private mental health therapy within an average of 4 days of referral. Imagine that.

Thank you so much in advance for your support.

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Thank you to my Sponsors

£155.21

Pre Xmas Bottle Raffle

£104

Andy Mcgher

Good luck and well done.

£70

The Divader!

You're a damn fine salesman.. Now get rid of the rest!

£50

Magic Carpet Rides

Such a great idea!! gotta do this again!!! nice one Jason.

£50

7battalion Wos And Sgts Mess

Good Luck, Dale. Carry those flags with pride!

£42.64

Craig Graham

Good luck mate, I'm sure you'll smash it though! 👊 💪

£30.79

Dsu Cake Bake

Fantastic Cherry Cake! SO GOOD!!!!

£25

Sarah-jane Hutchins

Thank you for your help and good luck, worthy cause.

£25

Purple Rug

£10.40

Broomers

Well done Dale, Happy Friday

£7.50

Magic Mirror

Magic Mirrors, Flying Carpets! Jase is WIZARD!!

£1

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