A PREVIOUSLY homeless man is giving up his Christmas Day to raise money for a homeless charity

Craig Whittenbury, who is from Faringdon,  has decided to walk 20 miles on Sunday, December 25 to raise money for Shelter.

Shelter is a registered charity that campaigns for tenant rights in Great Britain.

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Mr Whittenbury has already tripled his original £100 target through his Just Giving page and hopes to raise as much as possible for those struggling with homelessness.

He wanted to raise the money due to having previously been homeless. Mr Whittenbury, who regularly embarks on hikes, treks, climbs and wild adventures, thought he would use his interests to help with the rising issue.

To donate, visit: justgiving.com/fundraising/craig-whittenbury


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

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