Captain Tom, Originally aiming to raise £1000 for the NHS with a sponsored walk, Tom, an army veteran has gone viral.
Hundreds of thousands of contributors from around the world have donated to the fund, started by Captain Tom to say a thank you to NHS staff who helped him through his recent hospital visits for cancer. With his 100th birthday due at the end of the month, he is continuing on with his walk, assisted by a walking frame. All this after a recent broken hip! What an example of human endurance.
You can support Tom and the NHS here.