MAKING ARMED FORCES DAY A LITTLE HAPPIER FOR ONE VETERAN

Even though it's a day for celebrating our Armed Forces, we are always reminded that there are many who have served and sadly have very little to 'celebrate' at present.

Earlier this afternoon, we received a Support Request from our friends at The Beacon in Catterick who have a resident facing hardship and is in need of urgent support.

 

This former 1 LANCS soldier is battling mental health issues and sadly has no option at present but to rely on benefits.

 

Unfortunately, due to a pending appeal, any payment of benefits is not expected soon.

In the meantime, without adequate income, this proud Veteran has an empty fridge and bare cupboards - a highly distressing situation for anyone let alone a proud former soldier who is battling poor mental health.

 

So, after a quick assessment of dietary needs, an order has been placed with Asda and will be delivered directly to them TOMORROW lunchtime, providing ample fresh, frozen and cupboard foods as well as household goods such as hygiene and cleaning/laundry products to last the next couple of weeks.

 

No red tape - no politics - just SUPPORT!

Charity Registration: 1123149

Company Registration: 6484880

Fundraising Regulator: 139375

© 2019 The Veterans Charity
 

The Veterans Charity, Suite 3, Bridge Chambers, Barnstaple EX31 1HB

We are committed to delivering the highest standards and aim to ensure that all aspects of our work reflect this. Any concerns should be addressed to us in writing to the above address, by email to contact@veteranscharity.org.uk or by telephone on 01271 371001.

Read our Complaints policy
Registered Address: 11 Charleville Mansions, Charleville Road, London W14 9JB United Kingdom