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.
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has recently awarded King Edward VII Hospital in London a grant just shy of £50,000 towards their Pain Management Programme.
The veterans’ Pain Management Programme (PMP) was developed as a partnership between King Edward VII’s Hospital’s Pain and Neuroscience Centre of Excellence and the veterans’ charity, Supporting Wounded Veterans.