D
uring the Pandemic we have come together as a society to protect each other from physical harm, from Covid-19. We believe that we must now find ways to support the healing of our nation’s emotional and mental wellness. Today is the time when we must begin to collectively act to support the bereaved, and demonstrate our compassion towards those whose lives have been impacted by this Pandemic.

That is why we are working on a project to grow a network of Forest of Memories around the UK regions. We will plant, at a minimum, a tree for every life lost in the UK because of Covid-19. The Forest of Memories Vision is that each regional Forest of Memories will be created on the same themesThese themes are designed so that the Forests will establish a way to remember everyone impacted by the pandemic, but they will also help fight climate change, benefit UK biodiversity, and become an educational and cultural resource for local communities that also creates ‘Green jobs’.

The Forests of Memories will be true legacies for our society, legacies that create something good from the ashes of these tragic times.

Dedicate a tree in the Forest of Memories


The Forest of Memories Team

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The Forest of Memories is a not-for-profit project run by ‘Our Heroes’ Community Interest Company (CIC). Our Heroes CIC’s mission is to create positive outcomes in the world through developing commercial enterprises that are humanitarian, ethical, and environmentally sustainable.

James Young
Chief Partnerships Officer

James is the one who creates strong partner relationships and ensures everyone achieves their desired outcomes. He makes us stronger than we would be working alone.

Salmaan Nasser
Chief Vision Officer

Salmaan is the one who started the Forest of Memories project from a sincere desire to help people who had been bereaved during the pandemic. He creates the vision to inspire us.

Ifti Chaudhri

Ifti Chaudhri
Goodwill Ambassador

Ifti champions and promotes the cause far and wide. He is the one who rallies decision makers, influencers, and key supporters. So, together we can achieve the vision.