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100 years of support for blind and vision impaired ex-Service men and women

PUBLISHED: 10:19 28 November 2014 | UPDATED: 10:21 28 November 2014

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Blind Veterans UK is the national charity for vision impaired ex-Service men and women. They believe that no one who has served our country should battle blindness alone and offer free and comprehensive support to help veterans discover a life after sight loss.

Regardless of how long ago they served, or even how veterans loss their sight – whether through illness or old age or while in Service - if they are now battling severe sight loss, Blind Veterans UK can help.

The charity provides rehabilitation and training, along with emotional support and a wide range of equipment and social activities. This is delivered through its UK-wide network of welfare officers and centres, including in Brighton.

Regional fundraiser, Rachel Chitty said: “As we enter 2015 and mark 100 years of Blind Veterans UK, we will be holding a number of events throughout Sussex to celebrate and raise further funds for our Brighton centre.

“You can find out more about our events at blindveterans.org.uk. If you unable to support Blind Veterans UK by attending one of these events, can you help Blind Veterans UK with a donation this Christmas?”

No one who has served our country should battle blindness alone.

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