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2020

The Blesma News for 2020 covering news, activities and fundraising events for limbless veterans. 

  • Family enjoy a much needed holiday thanks to Blesma

    The family
    29 December 2020

    The Briscoe / Stranack family are smiling once again after Blesma helped them secure a much-needed family break. After a year of ups and downs which were only magnified during Lockdown, Blesma Member Danny Stranack, partner Alison and their four children Elise, Megan, Abbie and George were in need of some well-deserved respite. Wanting to help the family relax and spend quality time together, Outreach Officer Kirsten stepped in to offer Blesma’s support. Alison said: “We’ve faced quite a lot of personal matters the past year as a family and while trying to s

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  • The Resilience Sessions Series 2 - Judith & Stephen

    Resilience sessions
    29 December 2020

    The Resilience Sessions is a podcast that brings together injured veterans from Blesma and a well known public figure, to share their stories of overcoming challenge of all kinds. Through these conversations our guests chat to one another about their experiences, sharing how they have navigated their ups and downs, finding often surprising common ground, and showing that what is most personal is often most universal. The Resilience Sessions grew out of the Making Generation R campaign, which has trained injured veterans to tell their stories to over 100,000

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  • Christmas message for Blesma Members by Deputy Chaplain of the Fleet Martin Evans

    Reverend
    25 December 2020

    2020 has been an unusual and challenging year.

    With many of us unable to get together as we might in ordinary times, Deputy Chaplain of the Fleet Reverend Martin Evans has recorded a Christmas message for our Members.

    You can find a shorter Blessing and Prayer from the Reverend on Blesma's YouTube channel here.

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  • The Resilience Sessions Series 2 - Steve & Jack

    Steve and Jack
    23 December 2020

    The Resilience Sessions is a podcast that brings together injured veterans from Blesma and a well known public figure, to share their stories of overcoming challenge of all kinds. Through these conversations our guests chat to one another about their experiences, sharing how they have navigated their ups and downs, finding often surprising common ground, and showing that what is most personal is often most universal. The Resilience Sessions grew out of the Making Generation R campaign, which has trained injured veterans to tell their stories to over 100,000

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