Pupil raises £300 for Walking With The Wounded charity

Just Regional
Feb 11, 2016 2 mins read

Gresham’s School pupil Thomas Miller has used the power of social media to raise £300 for Walking With The Wounded, a charity set up in 2010 to fund training and education to help former Armed Forces personnel find a career, so that they can support themselves and re-build a life in the civilian work place.

Thomas set up a Facebook page called Millers Mutts and Mares, encouraging people to share images of their four-legged friends (moggies were welcome, too) and to donate to the charity after being inspired by the charity’s work to help support the re-training and re-education of wounded servicemen and women. The page featured Thomas’ own much-loved mutt, Mabel.

Thomas said: “I wanted to pay tribute to these brave people and to our loyal four legged friends who walk with us – our Mutts, Mares and Moggies! It was great to see so many people posting photographs of their much loved, furry friends on my Facebook page and kindly making a donation at the same time.”

Thomas made a donation of £300 to the Walking With The Wounded charity which has since written to him to thank him for his “good idea” and to explain how his kind donation will be used to help finance new qualifications, courses and further education through their First Steps programme.

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