We would like to thank Finchale for presenting us with a cheque for £350.06, which they raised by hosting a Big Curry. They took part in the Chilli Cookie Roulette and even filmed their own #MannequinChallenge!

Finchale has worked with The Soldiers’ Charity over the past 2 years to provide tailored support to veterans from the North East of England to enable them to move from social exclusion...
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Finchale presents cheque to ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

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Following the despicable attack on Westminster yesterday, the Charity offers its sincerest condolences to all of the victims and families involved. PC Keith Palmer, who had served in the Royal Artillery, died to protect the freedom and democracy that embodies the heart of the United Kingdom. We would like to pay our deepest respect to Mr Palmer for his courage, loyalty and commitment to the...
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The Westminster Attack – PC Keith Palmer - The Soldiers' Charity

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Are you tough enough to take on Scotland's biggest walk this summer? The Cateran Yomp is an epic 54 mile trek completed in 24 hours across the Cairn Gorm in Perthshire.

Sign-up today in teams of 3-6 people and take on the ultimate challenge to support our soldiers, veterans & their families.

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Since being founded in 1944 as the Army Benevolent Fund, we have provided a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their families.

Although we changed our name in 2010 to ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, our vision remains the same: “That all soldiers, veterans and their immediate families should have the opportunity to avoid hardship and enjoy independence and dignity.”

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If you're interested in art and photography, why not look at 'Images On Parade'? The photography exhibition run by our East Anglia regional office includes work by both amateur and professional photographers.

The event also features a silent auction where you can buy prints of your favourite photograph. You can find more details on our website here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Images On Parade - ABF The Soldiers' Charity

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The National Autistic Society has received financial assistance from The Soldiers' Charity for Autism Seminars in Catterick, Aldershot and Salisbury.

ABF The Soldiers' Charity assists The National Autistic Society

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Meet Johnny and Edna Jenkins.

Johnny is a professional musician and despite having no connection to the Army himself, he has been fundraising for our Charity since 2012. To date he has raised over £44,000!

Johnny met Edna when he was 25 and she was 18 at the Palais de Dance in Fountainbridge and fell in love at first sight. They tied the knot five years later.

Today, Johnny and Edna are...
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We would like to wish Dame Vera Lynn a very happy 100th birthday!

Tomorrow at 9pm, BBC Two will show a programme celebrating the Forces' Sweetheart. 'Dame Vera Lynn: Happy 100th Birthday' will also feature appearances by Miriam Margolyes, Barry Humphries, Tim Rice and Sir Paul Mccartney who will be talking about the influence the national treasure has had on them.
We have 10 signed copies of Mark Evan's true story of fighting against overwhelming odds in Afghanistan.

Like & share for a chance to win a copy!

Mark Evans is a key team member of the Waterloo Uncovered project, which received a grant from our Charity. The archaeological project helps veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) while mapping out the remains from the...
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Missed out on your Royal Parks Half marathon ballot place? We have a place for you! Run for The Soldiers' Charity and be part of the Fundraising Army in one of the most scenic half marathons in the UK.

Royal Parks Half Marathon

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Tomorrow senior pupils from George Watson’s College in Edinburgh will be taking part in a special military marching house competition to raise awareness for Red, White & Blue Day, a national fundraising day for the UK’s main service charities the School has supported regularly over the last few years.

The competition will see the pupils pitted against each another in their respective school...
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Edinburgh school takes on military marching competition for UK’s service charities - The Soldiers' Charity

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The City Invitational Cup returns to the Honourable Artillery Company on May 31st. The cricket match will feature Mark Ramprakash as he battles to retain the title for The Soldiers' Charity XI, against Ashes hero, Simon Jones and his City XI.

Mark comments, “It was a great day last year, a tight match but obviously the best side won! I’m looking forward to leading a strong Soldiers’ Charity...
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The City Invitational Cup and Gala Dinner

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Check out the fantastic items we have in the Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch’s silent auction. Luxury getaways, money-can’t-buy-experiences, and much more. The auction is open until April 5th, the evening before the Curry Lunch. [ Bit.ly Link ]

The Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch Silent Auction

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Didn’t get your ballot place in PrudentialRide London?
We have a place for you! Join our Fundraising Army today.
This world renowned event developed by the Mayor of London isn't to be missed!

Ride London-Surrey 100 - The Soldiers' Charity

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We're delighted to announce that we have given Combat Stress a grant of £250,000. The money will be used to help provide occupational therapy within their treatment centres.

Working with an occupational therapist helps veterans to identify what matters to them and encourages them to engage in “occupations” that are meaningful to them, using productive leisure and self-care activities to...
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The Soldiers’ Charity awards Combat Stress a grant of £250,000 - The Soldiers' Charity

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Skydive with the British Parachute Regiment’s Display Team, The Red Devils for our soldiers and veterans. Be the bravest of the brave and hop of a plane with at 13,000 feet to raise money for The Soldiers' Charity.

Sign-up today!

Skydive with the Red Devils - The Soldiers' Charity

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Last month we were pleased to attend an event in Milton Keynes hosted by Mark Smith. Mark is not only an Army veteran and beneficiary of our Charity, but he is also Britain's strongest disabled man.

At the weekend he took part in the world's first Disabled Arnold's strongman competition in Columbus, Ohio. His incredible strength and determination led to him winning the competition and...
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Well done to Burma Company 2 YORKS who rowed and cycled the distance to the Somme and back - 425 miles each way! They did this in 8 hours and 28 minutes in aid of our Charity.

We would like to thank every member of their team and everyone who donated and showed their support during the day. All of the donations they have received will help us to be there for soldiers, veterans and their...
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Join us on the 6th April in Guildhall for the 10th annual Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch as the City unites to support our soldiers. The lunch is set to be extra special this year. Tickets include unlimited food and drink!

Buy yours today before it’s too late! [ Bit.ly Link ]

The Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch

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Happy St. David's Day from everyone at The Soldiers' Charity!

If you're a veteran, service leaver, or reserve (including family/spouses) and interested in self-employment or have a business idea, we may be able to help!

On Friday 28th April, X-Forces, supported by our Charity, will be delivering a Start Up Skills workshop in Cardiff. X-Forces are a social enterprise that has supported 800...
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X-Forces, supported by ABF The Soldiers' Charity

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