Help for Heroes is providing a grant of £246,000 to Stoll, the leading provider of supported housing to Veterans, to enable more wounded, injured and sick veterans living in London to rebuild their lives and empower them to make a positive impact in society. The three-year partnership will enable two Stoll members of staff to act as the operational arm of Help for Heroes and provide outreach services to wounded, injured and sick veterans.
Blind Veterans UK held its annual Founder’s Day Awards this week with blind veterans honoured for a variety of special achievements. One of the winners was 93-year-old Eddie who was recognised for his outstanding work as an ambassador for Blind Veterans UK over the last year. He was nominated for the award by one of the charity’s community support workers Lorraine for his “unlimited enthusiasm and willingness to help Blind Veterans UK encourage others to receive support from the charity.”
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.
The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) has confirmed that it will award military care home provider, Erskine Homes, a grant of £40,000 to ensure the continued care and support of naval veterans.
As an established provider of care, Erskine looks after around 800 elderly and disabled ex-Service men and women, their spouses and widows/widowers each year. They offer long term residential and respite nursing, dementia and palliative care to its occupants.