When the first lockdown hit, firefighter Uzair Yaqoob saw his job change overnight. But keen to help where he was most needed, he volunteered as an ambulance driver to support his emergency services colleagues.
For firefighter Jim Johnson’s wife Karen, the Charity has supported her not once, but twice - more recently providing a much-needed break following a cancer diagnosis. Now she’s urging anyone else struggling to reach out.
When firefighter Sasha Acheson injured her shoulder playing rugby, she faced weeks out of work. But thanks to the support she received from the Charity, she went on to achieve her dream just months later.
Hampshire firefighter Sophie Exton-Woodford has created an illustration to commemorate time spent volunteering in ICU as part of the blue light community’s efforts to support the NHS during the pandemic.