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



Carol Davies collecting Founders Day Award

Carol Davies is presented with award for outstanding work

Carol was nominated for the award at our annual Founder’s Day Awards primarily in recognition of her work in setting up a social group for blind veterans. The group, called GOAL, which stands for Get Out and Live, was established by Carol and fellow …

17 April 2017 09:00
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Lateef Iqbal taking a photo of himself in running gear during a race

Specsavers Director from Surrey to compete in London Marathon

Lateef Iqbal, 47 and from Farnham, opted to sign up to the mammoth 26-mile challenge after last year sustaining a knee injury which rendered him unable to partake in his extensive list of sporting interests.He says: Out of what Lateef describes as …

7 April 2017 09:00
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Portrait photo of Steven Gill

Blind veteran from Suffolk to take on fastest zip line in the world

Steven Gill, 57, will be raising money for our charity, which he credits with helping him to regain his confidence as he came to terms with his sight loss.Steven, who served at John Moore Barracks in Kent with the Royal Military Police, says: It w…

4 April 2017 13:00
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