Our Fantastic Volunteers July, 2016

We would like to introduce you to Nicky. She is one of our volunteers who gives their time in our Glouchestershire Homes for Veterans. This is her story and why she wants to make a difference through volunteer: Nicky worked for the Avon and Somerset Police during the 80s and into the mid 90s. She loved her job immensely and she thrived on the excitement of operating on the front line.  &ls... Read more

Cumbrian Challenge May, 2016

A massive thank you to Paul, John, Paul, and Gavin from South Wales Homes for Veterans who took on the Cumbrian Challenge to raise money for our Homes for Veterans and Walking With the Wounded. The lads came second in the tough 24km ‘tough challenge’ against some extremely good opposition.They have also been invited to meet the Mayor and Dame Janet Trotter Lord Lieut... Read more

Alabaré Trustee Conquers The Marathon Des Sables April, 2016

Our very own Trustee, and serving soldier, James Lang, took on and completed The Marathon Des Sables this month. That's an eye watering six day, 155 miles, non stop race across the Moroccan Sahara.  Now back in one piece.  James popped in to tell us all about his experience,  "Well, where do I start? Firstly, it was much, much harder than I thought it would be. So much of the ra... Read more

Military charities demonstrate united front in tackling future needs of sector April, 2016

Last week, 23 military charities and non-profit organisations gathered, including Alabaré Homes for Veterans, gathered together to identify future charitable challenges and needs within the beneficiary groups of the Naval Service.   The workshop,hosted by The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, was the first time that so many associated charities, welfare and support networks came... Read more

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