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27 beneficiaries are hitting the slopes in Breckenridge, Colorado

From 21st February – 2nd March and 3rd – 11th March, a total of 27 beneficiaries – hailing from 16 difference units of the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force – will be skiing in Breckenridge, Colorado. Split into two groups, week one will include Hari Budha Magar, a former Gurkha who is attempting to become the first above-knee, double amputee to summit Mt Everest. It will also include two sets of twins; two sisters from the Royal Artillery and two brothers from the RAF Regiment and Royal Marines.

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“Spend time with your loved ones, while you still can”

Thanks to a generous donation from the Hotel Savoia and Jolanda, three families had the chance to enjoy a respite break in the stunning city of Venice, Italy. They even took the time to talk with us about their experiences.

The families had different backgrounds, but all were in need of quality time away to reconnect as a family unit. James, 10, said this “was the best holiday of his life” and couldn’t wait to tell his friends at school all about it. His parents are both serving in the RAF and it is difficult for him to spend time apart from them, saying what he misses the most when they are away is cuddles.

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Holidays for Heroes Jersey – Fundraiser at the Boat House Restaurant in St Aubin

Support for Holidays for Heroes Jersey is so strong in Jersey and on 14th September, a fundraising event at The Boat House Restaurant in St Aubin, provided guests not only with a grandstand view of the Jersey International Air Display, but also an opportunity to help two deserving causes.

A total of £15,000 was raised which included more than £12,000 donated to Holidays for Heroes Jersey and just over £3,000 to help provide relief aid for Barbuda – the first Caribbean island to suffer the full force of Hurricane Irma.

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