Rock2Recovery gets a boost from homebuilders’ Community Fund

News Desk
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Posted Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:53am

An Exmouth-based charity which supports veterans and the serving military is the latest recipient of a charity donation from Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.

Rock2Recovery has received £1,000 from the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes Community Fund – with the generous donation being used to provide help and support to veterans, serving personnel and their families when they are at their most vulnerable. 

The scheme forms part of the five-star housebuilders pledge to strengthen its ties with the areas in which it is building new homes, and has fast become established as a dedicated resource for backing local causes which improve the quality of life for those living in the region.

“Rock2Recovery does an excellent job, providing a free service that inspires the fight against stress in our armed forces, veterans and their families,” said Nicki Reid, sales director from Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.

“As the country’s largest housebuilder, and an established part of the Devon community, we are committed to creating a positive legacy. We’re very proud to be able to help such a worthy cause.”

Rock2Recovery was formed in 2015 by Jamie Sanderson and Channel 4 SAS: Who Dares wins star Jason Fox, who both served in Afghanistan. The organisation strives to help military personnel and their dependents, giving them a network of support for mental health issues.

Carlie Foster, Operations Co-Ordinator from Rock2Recovery said: “We are always in awe of the generosity from our supporters and would like to personally thank the team at Barratt and David Wilson Homes. Their vital contribution will make a huge difference and will enable us to continue to provide help and support to our veterans and serving personnel affected by stress.

“Last year we saw 552 different clients for over 1,600 sessions – an increase of 30% from 2018. So, without your support we simply could not do the work we do.”

Barratt Homes is currently developing new homes near Exmouth at its Minerva development. located off Tithbarn Lane in Exeter. The picturesque development boasts a selection of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes as well as its very own 15-acre country park.


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