Our charity was founded on the 23rd April 2010 in response to the plight
of homeless ex-service personnel.
It is estimated that over 4500 previously serving members of the British
Armed Forces are sleeping rough in the UK today. With MoD being due
to make cuts, this figure is going to rise.
UK Homes 4 Heroes objectives are:
1. To dedicate hostel style accommodation to our ex-service personnel
and only them. Providing a safe, clean living environment where they can
feel secure and at home.
2. To help gain a permanent home through social housing, assisting
through the application and bidding phases.
3. To provide counselling services for people with psychological
disorders, i.e. Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
We also have our Outreach projects feeding, clothing and giving free
advice and help to our homeless ex-service personnel.
Over the short period in which this charity has formed, the response we
have had from the British Public has been overwhelming. We have had
interviews on BBC Radio 5 Live, coverage in the Sun Newspaper and
countless updates in our local Paper, The Southwark News. (See our
Media page.) We also have a News page with the latest events, activities
and stories of people we've helped.
The reaction to this Charity has been incredible, but we still need more
help, more donations, more awareness and above all more support.
We have a 16 strong team of dedicated professionals heading this
operation and we will not give up until we succeed.
We have countless collectors ready to pick up their buckets and cajole
the general public for their small change. (Also see what our amazing
We have the backing of the London Pearly Kings & Queens, one of the
oldest charitable institutes in Britain today.
That is not to mention the small-business men & women, who stick our
posters in their business windows and donate to us what they can.
Now all we need is you. Together we can make a difference!