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



Photo of blind veteran Alfred Barlow sat down wearing his remaining military medals

Blind WWII veteran appeals for return of medals

Alfred Barlow, 95 and from Stockport, is hoping that by releasing images of the lost medals, someone who had potentially found them would be able to return them to him. Alfred took part in a 6 June pilgrimage to Normandy with the Stockport Normandy …

22 June 2017 12:00
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Photo of blind veteran Nick Barber and his wife Jackie on their bikes

Our charity calls on carers organisations to refer carers to its support this Carers Week, 12- 18 June 2017

Our charity is contacting 130 organisations via direct mail offering free leaflets, information packs and talks given by our volunteers about the support available for carers. It is also promoting its free services and support on social media, profi…

12 June 2017 09:00
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Black and white photo of blind veterans enjoying tea in Regents Park

‘A little army of girls’ – early volunteers at Blind Veterans UK

Our charity has been fortunate throughout its 102-year-old history to have been helped by thousands of wonderful volunteers.

Some of our earliest volunteers were female students from Bedford College. Founded in 1849, it was situated in Regent’…

1 June 2017 09:00
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