Haig Housing is delighted to announce that Tim Stockings has been appointed in succession to James Richardson as its new Chief Executive and has now joined.Read more
UK’s top military housing charity Haig Housing Trust has announced that 100 Veterans and serving personnel (in a private capacity) will walk 100 miles from Ypres to the Cenotaph to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.Read more
In a call to arms with fellow Veterans charities we ask if you could promulgate the following through your website, social media and any other means of communication that will reach both Veterans and potential volunteers
Haig Housing has launched The Long Walk Home (TLWH), its fundraising pilgrimage to mark 100 years since the ending of World War One. The charity will take 100 Veterans walkers from across the UK to Ypres, Belgium where they will then walk the 100 miles from the Menem Gate to the Cenotaph in Whitehall, timing this to coincide with the National Service of Remembrance on Sunday 11th November.Read more
We asking you to pledge your support and to update you on some very positive developments on our quest to eliminate Veterans’ homelessness following our reception at the House of Lords in March.
The University of York research that we launched at the reception highlights how some ex-Service personnel slip through the net and end up homeless after leaving the Armed Forces. Evidence suggests that well over a thousand ex-service personnel each year require urgent support to find accommodation.
On the back of this research we developed a Call to Action to help tackle this important issue.Read more
The Cobseo Housing Cluster received the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) Working Together Award at the Soldiering on Awards on Friday 20th April, at a special ceremony at Westminster Bridge Park Plaza.
The Cluster is a combination of 30 veterans’ housing organizations and charities formed to provide veteran specific housing and create an integrated veterans’ housing sector, with clear pathways for ex-Service personnel and their families in housing need to move into permanent homes.Read more
Climbing a 6000m Himalayan peak for Haig Housing Trust
Mike will be covering all costs myself and going with a group of fellow mountaineers on 12-29th April this year. He will endure some scrambling ridges,Technical climbs, Glacier crossings, a 300m ice wall to scale and a airy summit ridge, and a 300m abseil, all at altitude. we will have a support team of Sherpa’s and Yaks to carry our heavy gear to Base camp. Once completed all we have to do is wait for a weather window to fly out of Lukla airfield!!
The fabulous Addington Golf Club near Croydon in Surrey is once again playing host to Haig’s annual Charity Golf Day. It is open to 72 players or 18 teams of 4 @ £150 per head. Players all receive a breakfast bap, tea/coffee, goodie bag, 18 Holes of golf on a premier and challenging course, the first drink at the 19th hole and first-rate 2 course lunch after the game. Enrol your own team or we will group individual players.Read more