Heroes at Highclere Highlights 2018
Thank you so much for joining us whether it was on the Saturday, Sunday or online we really appreciate all of your support for our collection of charity’s. For more information on the charity’s we raised money for please see below.
The RAF100 Appeal is a joint venture between the Royal Air Force and four major RAF charities - the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, the Royal Air Forces Association, the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust and the Royal Air Force Museum. The aim of the Appeal is to raise money for the RAF Family and to create a lasting legacy as they celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force in 2018. Find out more about the legacy of the RAF100 Appeal here.
SSAFA the Armed Forces charity, ( Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association), is a UK charity that provides lifelong support to serving men and women and veterans from the British Armed Forces and their families or dependents. click here for more information.
MFS was founded in 1971 in Paris by a group of journalists and doctors. Today, they are a worldwide movement of more than 42,000 people. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. They provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare across the world. Please click here to read more about MFS.
TAPS - The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in the US Armed Forces or as a result of his or her service. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones. To learn more about TAPS and what they do click here.
Combat Stress - For almost a century, they have helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Today, they provide life-changing treatment to veterans from every service and every conflict. On the phone and online. In the community and at specialist centres. Find out more about Combat Stress here.
SEPSIS UK - The UK Sepsis Trust was founded in 2012 by world-leading sepsis expert, NHS consultant Dr Ron Daniels BEM. They aim to raise awareness of sepsis among the public and health care professionals; encourage early diagnosis; lobby politicians to improve standards of care; and provide better support for sepsis survivors. Click here to read about how they raise awareness of Sepsis.
Royal British Legion was founded by veterans after the First World War. They help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families all year round. They also campaign to improve their lives, organise the Poppy Appeal and champion remembrance, safeguarding the memory of those who have given their lives for our freedom through Remembrance education and events. Click here to read more.
It was a wonderful event and we really hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did. Do have a read of Lady Carnarvon’s blog here and watch the video below to see the highlights of the Heroes at Highclere event.