Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - The Great North Walk

The Great North Walk

Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’) CEO, Edward Parker and a team of veterans are getting ready to set off on a 122 mile trek (almost the equivalent of 5 marathons) from the WWTW North East Hub in Gateshead Civic Centre to the North West Hub based in Canada Street, Manchester. This is in aid of Walking Home For Christmas. The campaign supports ex-servicemen and women who are alone this Christmas.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Meet the MdS Team 2020 - Sean Clark

Meet the MdS Team 2020 - Sean Clark

In 2020, WWTW are taking an elite group of 32 ultra-runners to the Sahara Desert to take part in the infamous Marathon des Sables. The team have 7 days to complete 6 marathons. Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to some of the team. In this interview, we hear from Sean Clark.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Rangers Charity Foundation Open Ibrox Pitch  For 7 Year Old’s Walk Home For Christmas

Rangers Charity Foundation Open Ibrox Pitch For 7 Year Old’s Walk Home For Christmas

Myiah Allen, a 7 year old from Perth is walking 1 mile to school every day from the beginning of November through to the end of term in December. She is doing this as part of Walking With The Wounded’s national campaign ‘Walking Home For Christmas’ which raises vital funds for veterans and their families who are at risk this festive season.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Sleeping out for CEO Sleepout- Written by Joel Oxberry

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.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Meet the MdS Team 2020 - Jamie Maker

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.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Walking With The Wounded  Appoint  New Director of Fundraising and Communications

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.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Developing A Veteran Support Hub - Written by Gary Lamb

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.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Meet the MdS Team 2020 - James Gleeson

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.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - WWTW Beneficiaries Travel To New York To Take Part In The Ruck March

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.

Read More
Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Wayne Bridge kicks-off Walking Home For Christmas Campaign

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.

Read More