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When Will Parkinson was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, it sparked more than a decade of chronic pain. However, he says the support the Charity offered him has inspired a whole new life project to say thank you.
Nicola Matthews has no connection to the fire service, but when she decided to do some fundraising for keyworkers during lockdown, it was The Fire Fighters Charity she wanted to benefit from her ballgown wheelie bin push.
Having been involved in a motorcycle accident just four months into his career as a retained firefighter, Steven Tiller doesn't know if he'll ever be able to return to the fire service. But thanks to his time with the Charity, his return to full fitness is looking more likely than he ever thought possible.
Two weeks ago Martin Chester couldn't walk. Now the Essex ICT Service Delivery Manager is committing to walk or cross train 10km every day in July to raise funds for the Charity, to say thanks for the ongoing support he has received with an arterial problem in his legs.