Revitalise are a national charity that provide respite holidays for disabled people and their carers. We have awarded them with a grant of just over £60,000 which will go towards enabling 170 disabled Army veterans and their carers to be supported during their respite.
The Scottish Veterans’ Garden City Association (SVGCA), a private Scottish charitable landlord which houses only disabled ex-Service, Police, Fire, and Merchant Marine personnel, has recently been awarded a grant of £20,000 to help refurbish some of their houses.
Lancaster residents can now help a veteran by enjoying a cuppa. Sharpe’s Café was officially opened on 5 March by Lady Jane Grosvenor and Phil Waterhouse, Commodore Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Northern England and Isle of Man.
FirstLight Trust is a veteran-led charity that aims to offer support to veterans as they transition into civilian life. ABF recently gave FirstLight Trust a grant of £20,000 towards support worker costs at their Lancaster Hub.
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has awarded Durham based charity, Finchale, which supports veterans and their families from the North East, a grant of more than £100,000. Their grant will provide support to 70 ex-forces personnel from across the region.