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



Photo of blind veterans Edward Gaines and Peter Oliver wearing their French medals and smiling broadly

Two blind veterans receive medal for helping liberate France

Peter Oliver, 89 from Bournemouth, and Edward Gaines, 92 from Poole, were presented with the prestigious honour by Capt. Francois Jean, the Honorary French Consul, on behalf of French president Emmanuel Macron, they were the first D-Day veterans to …

31 May 2017 11:30
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Black and white photo of some of Arsenal football team being blind folded to play football against blind veterans in Regents Park

Arsenal v Chelsea - blind veterans play ball

This weekend sees the FA Cup Final taking place at Wembley between Arsenal and Chelsea. We really do not know where we should stand on the question of which team to support.  Our relationship with both teams goes back many years. Many of our First Wo…

25 May 2017 09:40
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H M Queen Alexandra former Patron of Blind Veterans UK

100 years since our Great Bazaar was held at the Royal Albert Hall

During the First World War there were many activities held to raise money for the war effort and to help wounded Servicemen and their families. These ranged from village jumble sales to high society functions. The Great Bazaar was probably one of our…

7 May 2017 09:00
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