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Family Of Fife Army Captain Complete 2.6 Challenge To Raise Further Funds For Injured Scots Veterans
The family and friends of a Scots army captain who died after running the London Marathon four years ago have marked the anniversary by completing the 2.6 Challenge in his memory, raising over £2000 in aid of injured veterans.
How Moto funded outdoor projects have helped our beneficiaries
It’s National Gardening Week and, as many of us are spending more time in our gardens, we’d like to reflect on how outdoor projects at our Tedworth House Recovery Centre, funded by our partner Moto in the Community, have supported our beneficiaries in their recovery journeys.
Why home baking could be just the mental health boost you knead
Did you know that baking can be a great mental health booster for you and your family? We recently commissioned research to explore the link between baking and well-being, after finding that culinary therapy can be a useful recovery aide for veterans.
Heroes helping heroes: Gavin’s story
Veteran Gavin Lewis was a Private in the Royal Regiment of Wales for 12 years. Service in Northern Ireland with the Royal Hampshire Regiment, led to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, blackouts, seizures, excessive drinking and eventually, the breakdown of his marriage and homelessness four years ago.
Help for Heroes provides resources to nation’s health workers
Last week, Help for Heroes highlighted the need to make sure long-term support is in place for the nation’s health workers fighting Coronavirus. We are delighted to have now been asked to contribute our expertise to a package of support being created for Nightingale and NHS staff.
Tips for managing social isolation
Social isolation can feel difficult and can trigger lots of emotions, from anxiety to loneliness and boredom. As the coronavirus situation continues to unfold, lots of us may be struggling with these feelings as a result of being separated from friends and loved ones.