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



Photo of blind veteran Roan Webb with boxer Scott Welch standing in a boxing gym

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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Photo of blind veteran Jim at Military Week at Llandudno brandishing a hand gun James Bond style

Military Week at Llandudno

In the words of blind veteran Jim, 83, a former Army National Serviceman who suffers from macular degeneration, this was 'a very special and exciting week'.  It got off to a terrific start with a visit by the Royal Welsh Fusiliers who encouraged our …

7 December 2017 10:00
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Blind veteran Jon Robinson marching at Cenotaph with his guide Connor Dooley

Blind veteran enjoys ‘miracle march’ at the Cenotaph

John Robinson, 51 and from Connah's Quay, marched with more than 100 other blind veterans supported by Blind Veterans UK. He marched only one week after being discharged from hospital. John, who has suffered a heart attack before, began to feel unwel…

15 November 2017 11:00
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