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Following a successful Trojans Trek Board workshop held in Adelaide on 31 Aug, the board of Trojans Trek met with the board of RSL Care SA to share information and as social interaction.

The meeting received an update from Ben Challinor, the manager of the Andrew Russell Veteran Living(ARVL) centre which provides accommodation for homeless veterans.

Through ARVL, RSL Care SA seeks to provide veterans with accommodation support to assist them get back on their feet. The meeting was also updated on Trojans Trek operations in SA and QLD.

At the conclusion of the meeting, Loretta Byers, the chair of the RSL Care Board presented a $10,000 cheque to the Chair of Trojans Trek, Moose Dunlop OAM, as a contribution to the continuation of the good work of the program.

 

On 11 May a joint meeting between the boards of RSL Care and Trojans trek was held at the War Veterans Home (WVH) at Myrtle Bank. The objective of the gathering was to share information related to the aspirations and operation of both organisations. After a period of discussion, it became apparent that both shared a common aim; to assist contemporary veterans. Readers would be aware of the work of Trojans Trek but few may be familiar with a new WVH initiative called the Andrew Russell Veteran Living (ARVL), which is designed for contemporary veterans who are in need of urgent transit accommodation which is an emerging issue in the veteran community.

At the conclusion of the meeting a cheque for $10,000 was presented to the Trojans Trek Foundation by Loretta Byers, the chair of WVH.