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



Mark Threadgold

Blind veteran Mark to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Mark Threadgold, 49 and from Saltdean, has long aspired to climb the mountain, which, at 5,895m, is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. Mark admits that at first, the sports staff at the charity’s training and rehabilitation centre in …

10 October 2017 10:00
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Keith Ott holding his photograph from his time serving

Blind veteran gardener from Hedge End visiting charity’s Hampton Court show garden

Keith Ott, 90, and from Hedge End, Southampton, will be visiting our show garden in Hampton Court as part of a special week of gardening activities for blind veterans with green fingers held at our training and rehabilitation centre in Brighton.

30 June 2017 09:00
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Photo of speakers from Life Beyond sight Loss seminar

Experts speak at first ever “Life Beyond Sight Loss” seminar

The seminar was part of an exchange programme called Project Gemini, which saw members of the US organisation the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) visit our veterans.Now in its seventh year, Project Gemini enables our charity and the BVA to share …

30 May 2017 09:00
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