Being a good Samaritan February, 2015

by Pierre Cornflouer, Alabaré's South East Wales Chaplain   How often have we seen something and walked on by just like the priest, in the parable that Jesus told of the Good Samaritan on the Road to Damascus?  I am sure that some time in our lives we all have. We don’t stop as we may be frightened of what might happen to us.   As a serving member of the armed f... Read more

Our new Gloucestershire and Bristol teams February, 2015

This month we are delighted to welcome Neil Hunt, our new Gloucestershire Home for Veterans Team Leader.     Neil spent 22 years in The British Army serving on The Royal Signals, leaving in 2007 having attained the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2. During his Service, Neil was posted to many places including Northern Ireland, Germany, Kosovo, Iraq, Kuwait, Canada and Cyprus. He also re... Read more

Alabaré becomes member of COBSEO February, 2015

We are proud to have joined COBSEO - The Confederation of Service Charities as an Associate member.  COBSEO provides a collective voice for charities and organisations who are supporting members of the Armed Forces community. Permananent members of the COBSEO group include prominent Forces charities such as ABF- The Soldiers' Charity, Help for Heroes, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, The R... Read more

Alabaré in today's Independent on Sunday February, 2015

Readers of today's The Independent on Sunday are able to read about the story of Chris Cole, a Veteran supported by Alabaré at our Bristol Home for Veterans.  Chris, who served in the Army for three years, moved into our Bristol home in December 2012 having become homeless after getting into financial difficulties having paid for his father's funeral. In the 18 months that Chris was... Read more

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