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RNRMC AND GREENWICH HOSPITAL HELP FUND THE COST OF CARING FOR OUR VETERANS

RNRMC AND GREENWICH HOSPITAL HELP FUND THE COST OF CARING FOR OUR VETERANS

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and its partner funder Greenwich Hospital have continued their support of Broughton House Veteran Care Village, with an award of more than £30,000.

The grant of £30,473 will go towards the cost of caring for our former Royal Navy and Royal Marines residents.

Mandy Lindley, director of relationships and funding at the RNRMC, said: “We are proud to support Broughton House through this latest grant.

“Now more than ever, we recognise the challenges faced by carers and the partnership between the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Broughton House helps ensure that our Royal Navy and Royal Marines veterans continue to receive the care and support that they deserve.”

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity is the principal charity of the Royal Navy. It exists to support sailors, Marines and their families, for life. For more information visit www.rnrmc.org.uk

Greenwich Hospital is a unique Crown charity. The hospital provides charitable support including annuities, sheltered housing and education to serving and retired personnel of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines and their dependants. For more information visit www.grenhosp.org.uk

Rhys Edwards, fundraising and marketing manager at Broughton House, said: “We are delighted to once again receive financial support from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Greenwich Hospital.

“It will enable us to ensure our residents continue to receive care of the highest quality, as we celebrate the completion of the first stage of our transformation into the UK’s first veteran care village and prepare to embark on the next stage of development.”

NEW CHAIRMAN AT THE HELM OF BROUGHTON HOUSE

NEW CHAIRMAN AT THE HELM OF BROUGHTON HOUSE

A new chairman has taken the helm of our board of trustees at Broughton House Veteran Care Village. Commodore Phil Waterhouse succeeds Professor Sir Netar Malik, who has stood down after eight years in the role. Commodore Waterhouse is the Naval Regional Commander for Northern England and the Isle of Man. He is the First… Continue Reading

VETERANS’ FOUNDATION PROVIDES A TONIC FOR THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF OUR RESIDENTS

VETERANS’ FOUNDATION PROVIDES A TONIC FOR THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF OUR RESIDENTS

The Veterans’ Foundation has kindly given Broughton House Veteran Care Village a grant of £20,000 to cover the salary of our Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator Mick O’Hara for 12 months. The money will also help fund some activities led by Mick, a former Grenadier Guard. Veterans’ Foundation Chief Executive David Shaw said the organisation was… Continue Reading

BROUGHTON HOUSE AWARDED COVID-19 GRANT OF £125,000

BROUGHTON HOUSE AWARDED COVID-19 GRANT OF £125,000

We are delighted to announce the award of a £125,000 grant to Broughton House Veteran Care Village by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. The grant comes from the Trust’s Covid-19 Emergency Fund, which is making money available to armed forces charities to plug the deficit in fundraising income suffered during the coronavirus pandemic. In… Continue Reading

BROUGHTON HOUSE VETERANS CELEBRATE VE DAY

BROUGHTON HOUSE VETERANS CELEBRATE VE DAY

Residents at Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford, including World War Two veterans, celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a special afternoon tea and entertainment. ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the British Army’s national charity which provides support to soldiers, veterans and their families, provided refreshments and party paraphernalia including bunting and flags… Continue Reading

STUDENTS CHEER OUR VETERANS WITH LOCKDOWN LETTERS

STUDENTS CHEER OUR VETERANS WITH LOCKDOWN LETTERS

Our residents have been cheered during the lockdown with letters from students at Prestwich Arts College. The school’s council has picked Broughton House Veteran Care Village as its chosen charity, raising hundreds of pounds so far through a variety of activities, including a recent at-home sponsored silence. Head teacher Rachel Evans devised the letter-writing scheme… Continue Reading