Historical Photography Project
In 2017 we are undertaking a major project to research and showcase the photographs in our archives of our First World War blind veterans and those who helped care for and support them. These date from our founding in 1915.
Many of the photographs were taken in Regent’s Park in London, where we were based in our early years.
The photographs connect us to the lives of a generation who have now passed on but still serve as an inspiration for the charity today.
Take a look at the most recent photographs and their stories below, or to catch the very latest photo visit our Facebook page every Thursday.
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At Blind Veterans UK we help blind ex-Service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with our in-depth expertise, experience and full range of services.We give veterans much-needed support to adjust to sight loss, overcome the challenges of blindness and enjoy daily life. Our charity has been offering physical and emotional support to vision-impaired veterans since 1915. We depend on our supporters' generosity to help us continue our life-changing support. We put every gift to good use - no matter how big or small.
What can your donation do?
A gift of £5 buys a liquid level indicator, a useful gadget which beeps when a cup or mug is almost fullDonate now
A gift of £10 buys a talking watch which allows a blind veteran to keep track of time and take a step towards independent livingDonate now
A gift of £25 buys a long cane that allows a blind veteran to get out and about, rebuilding their confidenceDonate now