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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Fundraiser Steve Canning running in a long distance running race in Blind Veterans UK logo vest

Physiotherapist and Team GB athlete to take on gruelling London Marathon

Steve Canning, 37 and originally from Haywards Heath, Sussex, will be competing in the world famous event for the third time, and will be running in honour of his Great Grandfather, Leonard Howell, who received support from the charity over 100 years…

22 March 2017 11:00
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Black and white photo of former Blind Veterans UK shop E Harlow 27 High Street, Eton

Historical Photography Project discovers 27 High Street's past

Our first records show blind veteran Ernest Blundell occupying the shop. Born in 1891, he was a bricklayer from Cardiff who enlisted into the 11th Welsh Regiment in 1914 but was blinded three years later in Salonika, Greece.He joined our charity (th…

15 March 2017 11:00
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