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



Photo of a group of 6 blind veterans with their bikes outside the centre during Riding Week 2017

Blind veteran Steve attends Riding Week at our Brighton centre

Riding Week this year was a five day cycling extravaganza, taking on challenging hillside and valley routes. Activities included tandem riding through locations such as Shoreham, Devils Dyke, the south coast sea front and the Sussex Downs. As well as…

30 April 2017 09:00
Read more
Photo of blind veteran Gerard Lackey receiving his French medal from Phillip Daniel

Cumbrian blind veteran receives medal for WWII efforts

  He continues: "Everyone who was fighting in France at this time contributed in their own way to the war effort, although sadly a lot of them did not return. With that in mind, I feel that I am receiving this medal not only for myself, but also fo…

20 April 2017 16:00
Read more
Black and white photo of Mary Haman Greenwood and VAD Mona Elliott in a garden

Sir Arthur Pearson’s lieutenant – Mary Hamar Greenwood

Born in 1865, Mary was from Whitby in Ontario, Canada; her father John was a British émigré lawyer who became a mayor of Whitby. The eldest of six siblings, Mary studied nursing in the United States and went on to a distinguished career at the John H…

11 April 2017 18:00
Read more