Whilst our Exact Fare Policy was in operation, all money received over the price of a journey was donated to The Foundation.
The care and after-treatment he received then, and earlier through a cancer scare, left him eternally grateful to so many people in the NHS.
His initial plan was to complete 100 laps of his garden, at 50 meters a time, before his hundredth birthday. He hoped to raise £1,000 for NHS charities. Over £32 million later, the centenarian has inspired a whole nation, and drawn praise and admiration from all around the world.
They are combating loneliness, supporting hospices and helping those facing bereavement.
On Monday 15th June 2020, our dedicated Captain Tom Foundation Bus began its service in Bedford. The interior of the bus has information detailing Captain Tom's life, fundraising efforts and establishment of his Foundation- there's also a Captain Tom selfie area too! If you see the bus or snap a selfie with our on board photo of Captain Tom, then please tweet us @stagecoach_east