Gala evening crowned with do­na­tion of £15,000 for vet­er­ans char­ity

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

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.

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