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Inspire Award - Nikki Wallace March, 2017
One of our wonderful volunteers, Nikki Wallace has received a well-deserved Alabaré Inspire Award. Nikki was presented her award by The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire whilst on a visit to look around our Homes for Veterans project in Longlevens. She was nominated for the award for her willingness, caring and extreme dedication as a volunteer to Homes for Veterans Bristol and Glo... Read more
Our Gloucestershire Homes for Veterans in Longlevens were delighted to welcome The High Sheriff on Thursday 9th March. The High Sheriff, The Rt Hon The Countess Bathurst, met with residents both past and present, listening to their stories and hearing how Alabaré’s Gloucestershire Homes for Veterans have helped them. Opened in September 2014 our Gloucestershire Homes for Veterans o... Read more
On Friday 3rd March over 40 people slept out at Gloucester Cathedral to raise much needed funds for Veterans in need. Alabaré Fundraising Manager, Kirsty Scullion; “Cloisters Challenge Gloucester – once again another amazing night of reflecting on what it may be like to be homeless, but without the reality of that being night after night after night. We were dry, shelt... Read more
Earlier on this month we launched a bespoke report at The House of Commons which looks beneath the headlines of increasing homelessness in the UK. It looks at understanding the problems facing a small, but significant minority of Armed Forces Veterans who are ending up on our streets. Our report “Research into the housing-related support needs of homeless veterans” l... Read more