Our supporters and veterans do some amazing things to support our charity.



Wedding of blind veteran 'Jerry' Jerome

A Valentine’s Day wedding at St Dunstan’s: a blind veteran ties the knot

This was the case with Samuel Keith ‘Jerry’ Jerome. He served in the First Australian Imperial Force and was wounded at Gallipoli in August 1915, losing his left eye. He came to the 3rd London General Hospital in Wandsworth and met Marjory Collins, …

14 February 2018 08:00
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Margaret Howard being helped with her pills

Blind Veterans UK marks Dignity Action Day

This year Dignity Action Day takes place on 1 February. It encourages health and social care workers, and members of the public, to uphold people's rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people who use care services. At Blind Veteran…

1 February 2018 07:00
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Roan Webb and Scott Welch

Our blind veterans are put through their paces by a champion boxer

At the gym they met and had a chance to spar with retired professional boxer and former ABA Amateur Heavyweight Champion Scott Welch. The training session was part of a fitness week organised by our Brighton centre, which allowed our beneficiaries t…

23 January 2018 09:00
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