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Terry’s walk for Mater Little Miracles

Terry’s walk for Mater Little Miracles

After the daughter of a close family friend passed away, Terry Armstrong knew he wanted to do what he could to help other families. In 2006 he took the first step and started fundraising for Mater Little Miracles. From that moment onwards, Terry has brought together an incredible crowd of individuals to fundraise with him for his annual charity walk and over that time has raised more than $250 000 for seriously ill and premature babies born and cared for at Mater (also known as ‘Mater little miracles’).

On Saturday 5 August at 7.15 am, Terry will be heading off on his annual walk to raise funds for Mater Little Miracles. This 35 km walk will kick off at Bunnings Browns Plains and will continue throughout the day as he makes his way to Jimboomba.

“We have around 20 walkers on the day and a further 20 people who have rattling tins at various locations. Bunnings at Browns Plains will also be holding a sausage sizzle for us throughout the day to help raise funds” said Terry.  The 35k m walk includes members of his family, friends and work colleagues and while the walk will be a long one, Terry likes to remind himself that the pain he goes through is nothing compared to that of families with seriously ill or premature babies.

Along with this amazing feat, Terry has also recruited the Ulysses Bike Club who will set off for their own annual charity bike ride on the same day, all in support of Mater Little Miracles.

“The amount of support I’ve had from my family, especially from my dad and wife, has been incredible. I just wanted to say thank you to them, as well as my friends and work colleagues—for all that they’ve done to support me over the past few years—I am truly grateful.”

To help support Terry, his family, friends and colleagues on their annual walk to raise funds for Mater Little Miracles, visit http://bit.ly/2vcU0

Every dollar raised on the day will go towards supporting Mater’s tiniest and most vulnerable patients.

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