Earlier this year, Pilgrim Bandits led the charge to bring a 98-year-old SAS war hero back home to Britain – and we’re delighted to announce that he is now back home in the UK and has taken up his residency as a Chelsea Pensioner in the Royal Hospital Chelsea. New Milton based charity for veterans
Injured veteran, GB Wheelchair Rugby player and Britain’s Disabled Strongman, Mac McLaren has offered a great show of support to Pilgrim Bandits by announcing he is getting the charity’s logo embroidered on his wheelchair for all to see. We’ve been pleased to support Mac previously by helping towards the cost of his rugby wheelchair and
In September 2020, Police Sergeant, husband and father of four, Laurence East received the devastating news that he has incurable, stage four Pancreatic Cancer. Yet, since the day of his diagnosis, he hasn’t stopped in his quest to push always a little further, inspiring all those around him as he does so. Pilgrim Bandits is
To mark Armed Forces Week, we spoke to Ricky Furgusson MC, an injured veteran and a valued member of the Pilgrim Bandits community. While serving in Afghanistan in January 2010, Ricky lost both his legs, his left eye and five of his fingers across both hands in an IED explosion. Despite the severity of his
An announcement from the Pilgrim Bandits Board of Trustees: Rendel Ish has been appointed as Co CEO to help the Trustees and CEO over the next 6 months in an unpaid role. We would like to thank him for his help and support.
At Pilgrim Bandits, we depend on the hard work of our loyal and dedicated coordinators and volunteers. They regularly go ‘Always A Little Further’ to help raise awareness and vital funds for us and make what we do for injured servicemen and emergency service personnel possible. To mark National Volunteers Week, we spoke to Terry
Have you got what it takes to complete 100 miles for Pilgrim Bandits? Throughout June, Pilgrim Bandits supporters will be coming together and challenging themselves to complete 100 miles of distance-based exercise – who would like to join them? You can walk, run, cycle, swim, row, wheelchair or combine any type of movement that gets