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Author Topic: Happy Birthday Captain Tom  (Read 208 times)
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« on: April 30, 2020, 09:03:58 am »

100 years old today, Captain Tom Moore has raised nearly 30 million pounds for NHS charities.
He is an example and inspiration and I'd just like to say,

"Well done sir, huzzah!"
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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2020, 12:57:04 pm »

Phenomenon. A £1000 goal walking in his garden, now at 31 Million+

Huzzah indeed.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-52472132

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tomswalkforthenhs?fbclid=IwAR0vQw0Ud-br9qdodtH0_yFzcyBvCSQteZs2dpFiSrTeQ7R5j06FcPyEpew
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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2020, 06:29:29 am »

For those who doon't know about this, here's an article written on the Guiness World Records webpage.

https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2020/4/99-year-old-captain-tom-moore-smashes-global-fundraising-record-and-tops-uk-chart-615786/
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99-year-old Captain Tom Moore (UK) has achieved the record title for the most money raised by charity walk (individual), raising a staggering total of £27,699,581 on JustGiving as of 21 April 2020.

His total is now over £28 million and the figure continues to rise.

Tom, aged 99 and a WWII veteran from Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, had originally aimed to raise £1,000 for NHS Charities Together.
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