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Our veteran selection for Team 2017 is underway

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It isn't JUST a ski trip

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Every veteran is given 1 years one on one Mentoring

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To help the journey from Medical Discharge...

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to employment or education or setting up their own business

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The 2016 Business Challenge

24 teams raced against each other, including our teams of wounded veterans.

Booking now for the 2017 weekend

Skihabilitation ► Skiing with a Buddy ► Mentoring Support ►Pain Management Clinic ► Employment / Occupation

It’s not just a ski trip….

The Business Challenge

Have you booked your team place for the 2017 Business Challenge?

Date 2017: January 26th – 29th In Klosters

Teams of 4 – need to raise a total of £10k

The SWH veteran ambassador team can come and talk at your offices to help encourage support from your colleagues

Skiing alongside and against (!) 25 Corporate teams and 6 Veterans teams

This year 20 corporate teams took part including teams from BlackRock, Freshfields, Smith & Williamson, M&G and Vodafone.

OUR PURPOSE

Skiing With Heroes is a charity that helps wounded ex-Iraq and Afghanistan campaign soldiers back into employment through a ski-based support, mentoring, introduction and induction programme. Our work enables these Veterans to:

Recover their confidence
Re-enter employment
Reclaim their lives

After the guns have fallen silent, and the din of battle quietened, the real fight begins.
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Paralympic sport is a proven, potent medium for confidence-building, and skiing levels the odds between the ‘able’ and ‘disabled’ as few sports can. As has been shown to great effect during our annual Ski Weeks, wounded veterans have used the Skiing with Heroes programme to help transfom their lives.

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Using two principal events per year – The Ski Week each March, and the Business Challenge in January – together with various one-off fund-raisers, we are rapidly expanding our ongoing help platforms. In doing so, Skiing With Heroes aims to provide lasting solutions for increasing numbers of Veterans.

GET INVOLVED

Join our Mentoring Team or Become a Business Mentor
Fundraise for Us
Become a Ski Buddy
Donate your Time

 

Thanks to all those who have been sending us funds via CAF cheques
They come to us anonymously so we can’t thank you personally.

News

Ski Buddies – Last Call…

Ski Buddies - Last call...

THANK YOU FOR ALL THE SKI BUDDY APPLICATIONS FINAL CALL for applications Closing on 7th…

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Join Us On Sunday 10th July In Oxfordshire

Join us on Sunday 10th July in Oxfordshire

“Wounded Veterans” versus “The World” Cricket Match @ Swinbrook C.C. (and Wimbledon Final on the…

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Our Upcoming Events:

The Business Challenge  – Main Fundraiser
January 26th to 29th 2017

The Ski Trip  – Main Event for Veterans
March 11th to March 18th 2017

We are proud to be supported by The Endeavour Fund.

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Our Ski Week in 2015, filmed by Forces TV

Quotes

I can really hardly believe that I have skied. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

NG (A blind veteran)

You have allowed me to put some demons to bed and let me achieve a dream I NEVER thought might become a reality…

KJ (Veteran)

The physical benefit of these activities is clear… Sit‐Skiing has increased my core strength to such an extent that I can now do sit ups for the first time in 11 months.”

IH (Veteran)

Our facebook posts

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I think this video needs sharing ??? So to all those in the corporate world.... please share and support us for the Business Challenge in January 2017
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Wow!! The cocktail party at the V&A museum in London is now SOLD OUT !!!.
700 guests are coming.
A huge Well Done to our event organising committee and all those that stepped in to help us promote this event.
If you have bought a ticket and are unable to come please do let us know as we do have a waiting list and can offer your ticket to someone else.
For those 699 others (i have mine!!) Looking forward to meeting you all next Monday, for a fabulous Supporting Wounded Veterans evening.
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Wow!!  The cocktail party at the V&A museum in London is now SOLD OUT !!!. 
700 guests are coming.
A huge Well Done to our event organising committee and all those that stepped in to help us promote this event.
If you have bought a ticket and are unable to come please do let us know as we do have a waiting list and can offer your ticket to  someone else.
For those 699 others (i have mine!!) Looking forward to meeting you all next Monday, for a fabulous Supporting Wounded Veterans evening.

Skiing With Heroes / Supporting Wounded Veterans, Peter Flynn and 11 others like this

Timothy SeeleyHave a great night, pity I couldn't be there driving back from Spain lol

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Calling all competent skiers.... if you'd like the chance to come skiing with us in March 2017 as a Ski Buddy.... you only have till the 7th October to apply.
Go to our website skiingwithheroes.com and fill out the online form.

By 18th October we will inform everyone who has applied as to whether they have been shortlisted or not.

Those that have are then invited to meet with us on 1st November in London, this is not obligatory.
All those selected to join us in 2017 will be notified by 11th November.

Buddies play a hugely important role in our ski week. They assist the instructors and help with the veterans.
Buddies are also a main source of fundraising for the charity. Most buddies raise well over the 1500 GBP target we require from them.
And everyone has a week that they will never forget.
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Calling all competent skiers.... if youd like the chance to come skiing with us in March 2017 as a Ski Buddy.... you only have till the 7th October to apply.  
Go to our website  skiingwithheroes.com and fill out the online form.

By 18th October we will inform everyone who has applied as to whether they have been shortlisted or not.

Those that have are then invited to meet with us on 1st November in London, this is not obligatory.
All those selected to join us in 2017 will be notified by 11th November.

Buddies play a hugely important role in our ski week. They assist the instructors and help with the veterans.
Buddies are also a main source of fundraising for the charity. Most buddies raise well over the 1500 GBP target we require from them. 
And everyone has a week that they will never forget.

Live To Ski, Craig Gadd and 17 others like this

Timothy Seeleygood lucky everyone

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We are not a huge organisation, just a team of volunteers with a couple of paid admin staff, so HUGE thanks to Freeola.com whose support desk has time and again got our website back on line when we have overfiddled and pressed the wrong button!  thanks also to Scooter Computer who help us with our computers, the networking and technical bits.

Also huge thanks to Bodo’s Schloss and the Wynegg Restaurant who are great SwH supporters and we are truly grateful.

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