What started as a bit of a joke to annoy his wife led to retired Worcester firefighter Dave Hunt raising £2,650 with an asymmetrical head and beard shave for his Fire Family Challenge. For this, we applaud him.
Recently-retired London and North Yorkshire firefighter Stuart Rye cycled the four compass points of mainland Britain for his Fire Family Challenge. And it made him reflect on his own journey with mental health.
Our Welfare Services team supported the Naylor family in securing funds for an assistance dog for their 11-year-old son, Theo, who has autism. Theo's dad, Anthony, reflects on what a huge difference Malone the Labrador has made to his family.
Andrew Lynch is soon to finish his term as our Chair of the Board of Trustees, a voluntary role that he has held for the last four years. We sit down with him to reflect on his time on the Board and hear his aspirations for the future of The Fire Fighters Charity.