Gala evening crowned with donation of £15,000 for veterans charity
A VETERANS mental health charity received a boost of more than £15,000 thanks to a gala fundraising evening.
Crown Cash and Carry of Ruislip held the event at the Ramada London, South Ruislip, in aid of Combat Stress, and attracted over 400 supporters from the Johal family’s retail and hospitality businesses.
Company Director for Crown, Jas Johal, said: “We are privileged to have raised funds for a very worthy charity close to all our hearts”.
Crown Cash & Carry and Ramada London, South Ruislip have been supporters of local and national charities for over 30 years, paving the way for Thursday’s event and many more in the near future.
Robert Marsh, Director of Fundraising at Combat Stress, had this to say following the event earlier thsi month: “On behalf of our Veterans and all at Combat Stress, I would like to offer my sincere thanks to Crown Cash and Carry and all of the Johal family for their incredible generosity and support at their recent 25th anniversary dinner.
“I was overwhelmed by your exceptionally warm hospitality, your compassion and finally your kind donation of £15,000. Your donation will help us to deliver our unique range of specialist treatments and welfare support to Veterans. I am extremely grateful for your kindness and your continued belief in our work.”
Combat Stress support almost 6,000 veterans aged 18-97 and offer the vital lifeline for these men, women and their families. The specialist treatment offered by the charity is free of charge with a proven track record to allow veterans to live free from the harmful effects of psychological wounds.