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Survivors for Peace – the difference we make

February 23, 2014 | Nick Taylor

The programme Survivors for Peace is to close.  We don’t want that to happen.  You can help this stop happening.  A programme that has changed lives has to continue.  Read the very personal statements from the many people that work with us.

Click here to read why Survivors for Peace is closing.

Foundation Chief Executive, Nick Taylor, sets out why Survivors for Peace has to continue Click here

Programme Manager Jo Dover explains What difference the Survivors for Peace Programme has made – Click here to read her personal blog

Brian Bethell first came to the Foundation in 2001, to be part of the Legacy Project, which later became our Survivors for Peace programme.  Brian’s son Paul Worrall was killed in 1990 in Northern Ireland.  Here’s what our programme has meant to Brian.  Click here to read Brian’s story

Mo Norton has been a participant in the Foundation’s Survivors for Peace Programme since 2003.  Mo’s brother Terence Griffin was killed on the M62 Coach bomb in 1974.  Here’s what our programme has done for Mo. Click here to read Mo’s story

Keith Hudson is a veteran of the Northern Ireland conflict.  He became involved with the Foundation in 2003.  Here’s what our programme has done for Keith. Click here to read Keith’s story 

Annie Bowman is the daughter of Barry Gritten, a soldier in the Bomb Disposal squad who was killed when she was nearly 3 years old in 1973.  Find out how Annie feels about our programme.  Click here to read Annie’s story

Sef Townsend lost his hearing in an IRA bomb in London in 1992.  He came to the Foundation in 2009 and has participated in many programmes both in the UK and abroad. Find out what Sef has gone on to do as a result of participating. Click here to read Sef’s story 

Steven McLaughlin is an author and former soldier who’s been involved with the Foundation’s Survivors for Peace programme since 2010. He was a graduate of our Leadership for Peace course in 2012. Here’s how Steven feels he has benefited.  Click here to read Steven’s story

Mike McCue is a veteran of the Aden conflict in 1967 and went on to become a firefighter for 23 years.  He became involved with the Foundation in 2013 after suffering for many years with the trauma he’d experienced due to conflict. Here’s how Mike has benefited. Click here to read Mike’s story

Jacqui Putnam is a survivor of the Edgware Road train bombing on 7th July 2005.  Jacqui became involved with the Foundation in 2008 and has participated in many activities, including sharing her experiences with professionals who respond to major emergencies. Find out how what our programme has done for JacquiClick here to read Jacqui’s story

Jonathan Twist is an RAF veteran from a military family. Following his military career he worked within a sociological and educational environment. He came to the Foundation and became involved with the Survivors For Peace Programme about three years ago. Here’s how Jonathan has benefited. Click here to read Jonathan’s story

Jenny McMahon is ex WRAC (Womens Royal Army Corp) and a survivor of the M62 coach bomb in 1974. Jenny has been involved with the Survivors for Peace Programme since 2009.  Here’s what Jenny thinks of her involvement with us. Click here to read Jenny’s story

Sudhesh Dahad was travelling to work on the Piccadilly Line when a bomb exploded on his train on the 7th July 2005. Although only twenty feet away from the explosion, Sudhesh walked away that day aware of only minor injuries. Sudhesh outlines how important Survivors for Peace is to him.  Click here to read Sudhesh’s story

Conflict affects many people, not least the families and friends of those who give care and support. This is the view of one of those carers. Click here to read a veterans partner’s story

Tim Coulson was travelling from his home near Henley-on-Thames to London on 7 July to meet with other lecturers from the country to celebrate the launch of a new teacher training qualification they had written together. He was awarded an MBE by the Queen for his services to others during the aftermath of the bombing and also a Bronze medal from the Royal Humane Society for going to the aid of the dead and the dying in another carriage. Click here to read Tim’s story

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