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Help for Heroes have raised 100 million  [10/06/2011]

Paris, France - Today, at 5.30pm, 10June, 264 Big Battlefield Bike Ride cyclists,
including Bryn Parry OBE and Emma Parry OBE, along with a team of wounded
cyclists from the UK and the USA, crossed the finish line at the Eiffel Tower and
celebrated the incredible news that the charity had raised a phenomenal £100
million since its conception in 2007. 
 Statement from Bryn Parry OBE, CEO of Help for Heroes:
 “On 12th July 2007, Emma first suggested that ‘we do something to help the
wounded’ and we planned to do a bike ride to raise £10k. A few days later, after
meeting General Sir Richard Dannatt, who suggested that Headley Court needed a
swimming pool, we raised our sights to £500k. In early August we went to Selly Oak
hospital, met some extraordinary blokes, realized that our lives had changed forever
and raised the target to £5m. It seemed to be an almost impossible task and when
we launched on 1st October 2007, it was a very daunting prospect indeed.

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Big Battlefield Bike Ride send off  [05/06/2011]

The 
Help 
for 
Heroes
 Big 
Battlefield 
Bike 
Ride


And 
They’re 
Off!

Pedalling  
Towards 
£100 
million

264 
riders 
set
 off
 on
 an 
ambitious
 cycle 
ride
 across 
France

Help 
for
 Heroes 
aim
 to 
have
 raised 
£100 
million
 by 
the 
finish

Only
 £500k
 to 
go!

Sunday 
5th 
June,
 Portsmouth,
 Hampshire:
Today, 
at
 7pm, 
5th
 June,
 Help 
for 
Heroes’ 
most 
well‐known, 
challenging 
and 
emotional
 ride, 
The 
Big 

Battlefield 
Bike 
Ride, 
set 
off 
under
 starters 
orders, 
by
 Air 
Vice 
Marshal, 
David 
Murray 
and 
World
 
War 
II 
veteran, 
Mrs
 Gregory 
from
 Southwick
Park, 
Portsmouth.

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