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



Blind veteran Penny Melville-Brown OBE sat in her garden

Blind veteran from Hampshire reaches semi-finals of the Holman Prize

Penny Melville-Brown OBE from Fareham was initially invited to compete for the $25,000 prize as a result of the profile she has built for herself across the internet and social media through her online baking project, Baking Blind. If successful, P…

28 March 2017 12:00
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Photo of blind veteran Schera Masters with a woman wearing his French medal and veterans medals

Blind veteran from Ilford receives prestigious Legion d’Honneur medal

Given the amount of time Schera spent overseas during the War, and the incredibly diverse range of countries he was deployed in, his story is one of relentless sacrifice and tremendous nerve. He says: “Between 1939 and 1945, I only really had a few…

6 February 2017 09:30
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Blind veteran Rowland Edwards

Blind veteran receives medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis

Rowland Edwards, 93 and from Stafford, will be formally presented with the prestigious honour by Monsieur Jean-Claude Lafontaine from the French Consulate in a special ceremony at the National Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire. The ceremony, which …

31 January 2017 10:00
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