SOLIHULL Mayor, Councillor Flo Nash, took time out of her busy schedule to see for herself the hard work that goes on at Troop Aid.
The Mayor heard how the charity supports injured service personnel by providing each with a Grab Bag of basic essentials they don’t have if they have been taken to hospital.
Items in the Grab Bag include T-shirt and shorts, washing and shaving kit, towel, face flannel, toothpaste, toothbrush, shower mules, socks, underwear, pen and paper. Grab Bags are also provided for injured female service personnel.
Since establishing in 2006, the charity has distributed around 15,000 Grab Bags to 24 locations worldwide.
The Mayor said: “I’m very honoured to have been able to visit Troop Aid and to see first-hand their selfless work.
“Troop Aid’s support for our service men and women, who put their lives on the line for our country, is invaluable.
“The Grab Bags that Troop Aid provide can give comfort to our service men and women during what is a stressful and trying time.
“I urge everyone to donate what they can to this fantastic and essential cause.”