Meet our volunteers

Hear from some of the incredible volunteers who assist our charity in a variety of roles. Each helps to make the lives of blind veterans more enjoyable.

Callum Rolf talking to Clifford Gower


Home visitor volunteer

I hear quite a lot, from talking to the veterans, that they enjoy the company of younger volunteers as it is nice to hear younger people.

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Joy Philippion & Maggie Fraser Jones


Administration volunteer

Volunteering, you feel like you're apart of their family. They just love to talk and we love to listen to them.

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Ron Mulyan & Reg Goodwin Be-friending at the lounge


Activities volunteer

It's like turning the clock back to my Navy days. I enjoy the service banter and their determination to set goals and go for it.

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Volunteer and beneficiary

I began attending different events to advocate for the charity and speak about the support I’ve received since losing my sight.

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Companion volunteer

The interest and gratitude which the veterans show means I always have an enjoyable time and a thoroughly rewarding experience!

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Volunteer and beneficiary

If even one more person battling sight loss finds out about the support on offer, I know that giving my time has been worthwhile.

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"Volunteers are vital to our charity. They have been since we were founded over 100 years ago. Effectively they are the blood line of providing services to our blind veterans."

Victoria Dickinson, Head of Volunteering

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Jim Tribe & Patricia Kelly Volunteering opportunities

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Blind veteran Cedric Hollands Veterans stories

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Archery at the Brighton Centre Events

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