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The FirstPort Group partners with Tommy Club to support society’s most vulnerable veterans

The FirstPort Group has embarked on a charity partnership with Tommy Club, a division of Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI), in their mission to support society’s most vulnerable military veterans.

Founded in the aftermath of World War I, the charity places significant emphasis on providing homes, work, and support for veterans, including emergency accommodation for veterans who are homeless. Its village in Kent offers crucial support for veterans to regain their independence after experiencing challenges.

The FirstPort Group’s fundraising efforts will mean more veterans in need can access support around the UK and at RBLI’s Village, where the charity is working to build 22 new homes by 2026.

Martin King, Managing Director of The FirstPort Group, said:

“Our role as property managers is to create communities where our customers feel happy and secure, aligning closely with Tommy Club’s aim of establishing stable and supportive environments for veterans and their families across the UK.

This partnership resonates with The FirstPort Group’s culture of fostering inclusive environments built on trust and respect.

“As a military veteran, I am passionate about ensuring we use our experience to help veterans into appropriate housing. With the combined efforts of our colleagues, customers, and partners, I am confident we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of those who have served our country with courage and dedication.”

Lisa Farmer, Chief Executive of the charity, said:

“The FirstPort Group and its colleagues and customers can do a huge amount to help military veterans in the UK. We are really excited to partner with them to raise funds so that more veterans in need to get access to homes, work, and the support they need.”

In addition to the charity partnership, The FirstPort Group has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, showcasing its commitment to the Armed Forces Community. This includes promoting the organisation as an Armed Forces-friendly business and recognising military skills and qualifications in its recruitment and selection processes.