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Sleeping out for CEO Sleepout- Written by Joel Oxberry

As with most major cities in the UK, you do not have to travel far in Manchester to see people rough sleeping. It has always affected me but I have never tackled the issue head on, choosing instead, like most, to put the situation to the back of my mind. Not out of disrespect, but out of awkwardness brought on by the fact I cannot begin to comprehend what that person is going through, a powerlessness to help and a feeling that my face would give away my emotions.

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Meet the MdS Team 2020 - Jamie Maker

To mark our 10th anniversary, we are taking a group of 32 runners out to the Sahara Desert to take part in the Marathon des Sables.

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Walking With The Wounded Appoint New Director of Fundraising and Communications

Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’) has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Jason Rigby as the new Director of Fundraising and Communications. The appointment comes as the charity prepares to mark its 10th anniversary in 2020.

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Developing A Veteran Support Hub - Written by Gary Lamb

Four years ago, Walking With The Wounded set up a regional hub in Manchester. The aim was to be able to reach more veterans in the North West of the country. I joined the charity following the BBC DIY SOS Big Build of the Manchester Veterans village. Today I celebrate 4 years in the role.

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Meet the MdS Team 2020 - James Gleeson

Each year, the Marathon des Sables challenges runners from around the world to take on the Sahara Desert to run 156 miles in 7 days.

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WWTW Beneficiaries Travel To New York To Take Part In The Ruck March

On November 8th, a group of veterans from Walking With The Wounded were invited to take part in the annual Ruck March in New York, ahead of the Veterans Day Parade on November 11th.

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Wayne Bridge kicks-off Walking Home For Christmas Campaign

This week, Walking With The Wounded celebrated the official launch of Walking Home For Christmas on Tuesday morning with Ex-England and Chelsea star, Wayne Bridge.

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1917 and WWTW Join Forces To ‘Walk Home For Christmas’

Sam Mendes calls on fans to sign up to ‘Walking Home For Christmas’

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It’s time to re-frame the conversation around people who need support

Imagine, for a moment, life without your support network. Family, friends, colleagues, your partner – even your social network. It may be an impossibility to picture yourself in that position, but nobody plans for their life to spiral out of control, yet for myriad reasons people find themselves in that position every single day- Written by Emma Cook.

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Remember, remember our veterans on the fifth of November

With firework season drawing near, many veterans who suffer with PTSD will be preparing for a difficult time of year.

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