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8 January 2013

Lions fans praised for great generosity

Andy 'Gibbo' Gibbs has said a huge 'Thank you' to Lions fans after a bucket collection at Saturday's FA Cup tie against Preston North End saw a whopping £1,622 donated to Help 4 Heroes, a charity close to the  hearts of many at Millwall FC.
Gibbo (HMS Collingwood) and James 'JC' Cameron-Wood (NATO Northwood) are Royal Navy Chief Petty Officers, who along with colleagues Penny Harris, Ricky Rodriguez and Ray Charles have been undertaking various activities to raise £200,000 for H4H.
This coming March they will be treking 172 miles from Twickenham to Cardiff with the matchball for the Wales v England six nations rugby fixture.
But on a rare Saturday off from their fund-raising schedule, the quintet were at The Den last weekend, as Gibbo explains: "We were invited down by Millwall for the Preston game and, following our collection, the generosity of Millwall fans helped raise £1,622 for H4H, which supports our wounded servicemen and women. 
We would like to say a big 'Thank you' to Millwall for the excellent way we were looked after, by far the best we have received over the last three years."
You can follow Gibbo and the team as they push to break the £200k barrier at www.facebook.com/doingitforheroes or on Twitter @teamdifh Donations can also be made at www.bmycharity.com/doingitforheroes

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