Captain Tom Moore

Captain Tom Moore was born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire on the 30th of April 1920. Tom served in India and Myanmar during the second world war as a captain. Before Tom’s 100th birthday he set him self challenge to walk around his garden in Bedfordshire. He wanted to raise £1,000.00 for the NHS but in stead he raised over 30 million. On Tom’s 100th birthday he had the Royal Air Force fly over his house to celebrate and he was promoted by the queen to a Colonel. He also was number 1 in the UK music charts after releasing You’ll never walk alone with Michael Ball.
After hearing about Tom and his challenge I was inspired to do something to help the NHS, By clapping every Thursday night at 8pm. I would like to try raise money by doing a basketball challenge by scoring a 100 hoops, A hoop for every year of Tom’s life.

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