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Changing the world for Veterans and their families. Direct Support, when and where it is needed.

About Us

Take a look at what FVUK are all about, where we started, why we started and where we want to go with supporting Veterans.

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Projects

FVUK are involved in a number of exciting projects that directly benefit Veterans and their families. Find out what we are upto.

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Volunteer

Do you have time on your hands? Have you got what it takes? Why not get involved in the many volunteering opportunities with FVUK.

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Fund Raise

Why not show support by fundraising on behalf of FVUK. There are many ways to get involved and show your support.

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THE BASHA RETREAT PROJECT

Ground Breaking residential camping retreat, run alongside other local organisations that will offer valuable and effective services for our Veterans.

The driving force behind this project is our very own Gary Weaving, the founder of FVUK. HIs idea was based on his own experience, and the idea to have somewhere to go where you are with other Veterans who may be experiencing the same issues, somewhere that you can relax and also somewhere that you can re-group, learn new skills and get some of that cameraderie back again.

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FORT CUMBERLAND, Eastney, Portsmouth, Hampshire. Aerial view.

Our Buddy Scheme is one of our crowning achievements.

The Buddy Scheme is a service where we pair up stronger Veterans with the more vulnerable in our community. The scheme is not just for veterans but also their families as we know the veterans problems impact everyone around them. We have an array of buddies available to suit the needs of the  clients. It is a online or telephone service and in some cases face to face. This builds on the Armed Forces Buddy System that all Veterans are familiar with.

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Our Blog Spot is full of interesting historical articles and life journeys.

We have a great selection of military history articles in our Blog Spot, we also have guest writers and life journeys and challenges that people have written and posted. Take a look today, you might be inspired, and who knows maybe you have a story to share with us?

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What Others Say

Don’t just take our word for it, have a look at what others have to say about the service and support they have received from our excellent team.

“As the wife of a veteran with PTSD most other groups offering support insist on talking to the veteran and will not support a wife who has problems of their own, we tend to be ignored this is not the case with Forgotten Veterans UK […….]

Rachel
From Plymouth

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“I’d like to thank Forgotten Veterans UK for their care, support and speedy respnose when so many other charities had turned me away. Your kindness has made a big difference to my life”
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Scott
from liverpool

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“Amazing team of people and I’ve only had the pleasure of talking to a few but the support since has been second to none Thank you”

Emma
from oldham

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Our Awesome Team

We are extremely lucky to have a fantastic team that work tirelessly as Volunteers for us, every day. Every member of our team brings a different skill set and life experience to the charity and this helps us massively in what we do. Below are some of our team.

Gary Weaving

Founder

Gary is the founder of FVUK which was borne out of a particularly dark period in his life where there seemed to be no way forward.


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Peter Macey

Trustee

Having come from a military background, it was a natural choice to get involved with helping Veterans and their families.


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Angie O’Carroll

Buddy Scheme Manager

I became involved with this great charity, from my association in the Veteran community via a close friend of mine that had served.


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Tony Yates

Fundraising Manager

I got involved with the charity due to knowing the founder and having served in the RAF. Interested in helping Veterans.


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Latest News

Latest Blog entries and news items from all areas of Forgotten Veterans UK.

Other charities that we work closely with..

We work closely with a number of other Veteran Charities and Orgnanisations. Without which we would not be able to help Veterans as effectively as we do.