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Veteran Les Binns leaves for Nepal in just under three months to climb Mount Everest in aid of our Charity.

This will be his second attempt at climbing to the top of the world. If you've seen him on the television you may already know that he abandoned his first attempt just 500 metres from the summit to save the life of a fellow climber.

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Les Binns second attempt climbing Mount Everest

Take on The Cateran Yomp for our Charity 10/11 June 2017.

It will be an unforgettable weekend with your friends and colleagues, sharing the exhilarating experience and making memories to last a lifetime, whilst raising money for soldiers, veterans and their families.

Take on the best. Take on the Yomp!
"ABF The Soldiers' Charity helped a great deal with funding for the adaptations to my house, which I'm hugely grateful for. It's enabled me to live a pretty normal life still."

Mark Smith Served for ten years with the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards in operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2011 he was shot several times which resulted in the loss of his right leg.

However he has...
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Introduction to Disabled Strongman

The first episode of Levison Wood’s new series “Walking the Americas” will be shown tonight at 8pm on Channel 4. Levison is a British Army Officer and explorer, as well as an Ambassador for our Charity.

You can find two of his other series, “Walking the Himalayas” and “Walking The Nile” on the Channel 4 website.

His latest book, “Walking the Himalayas” was also released in paperback on 5...
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Levison Wood - Walking the Himalayas - Hodder & Stoughton

Do you have five friends and like fast-paced fun?

The Pro-Kart Enduro-6 Grand Prix is a 6 hour endurance race at Lakeside Karting's International Circuit. 900 metres long, ten corners, three full-throttle straights and the heart-stopping Devil's Drop make this team event unmissable!

Find out more on our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Pro Kart Enduro 6

On 2nd August 2016, Staff Sergeant Craig Thomson-Hay set out on a 14 day journey, cycling from Lands' End to John O'Groats in an attempt to raise £6000 for three charities, including The Soldiers' Charity.

12 days later he completed his journey, having even allowed himself a day off in northern Scotland as he was well ahead of his schedule. He even exceeded his fundraising target. This...
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We're delighted to have been named one of the UK's most trusted charities, scoring highly in all trust and support categories and being number one for the second year running for delivering on our promise to be there for soldiers, veterans and their immediate families.

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is named as one of the UK’s most trusted charities - The Soldiers' Charity

Calling all photographers! We're holding a two day exhibition of photography of all genres in Braxted Park Estate, Essex, on 24 & 25 March. We're looking for high quality photographs we can print, exhibit and make available for purchase in aid of our Charity. Do you have a photograph to exhibit?

For more information, please visit our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Images on Parade

Our New Year sale continues with up to 75% off selected items!

Why not take advantage of these massive reductions now? You can order Christmas cards to use later this year at just £1.13 a pack!

All proceeds go towards our work with soldiers, veterans and their immediate families.

Special Delivery Christmas Card

SPEAR17 were celebrating Christmas Day in a very unusual and chilly place this year. The team of six Army Reservists are crossing Antarctica in aid of our Charity.

Find out the latest on our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]

SPEAR17 celebrate on Christmas Day

Forget your New Year resolutions and take on the Cateran Yomp instead! Join Scotland's toughest walking challenge on 10th June to support our soldiers and veterans. Sign up at soldierscharity.org/yomp

Do something incredible in 2017

Happy New Year to all our supporters! Over the course of 2016, you have helped us provide support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families. Thank you!
We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our supporters a very Merry Christmas. With your support we are able to be there for soldiers, veterans and their immediate families - for life. Thank you.
We're delighted to be able to give a grant of £35,000 to Home-Start UK, giving support to vulnerable ex-Army and veteran families.

These vital funds will make a huge difference to former Army families going through crisis and distress and turn to Home-Start UK for help.

Home-Start UK receives £35,000 grant to support ex-Army and Veteran families - The Soldiers' Charity

SPEAR17, the Antarctic expedition to the South Pole raising vital funds for our Charity, are making steady progress to reach the Pole in a week, perhaps even by Christmas Day!

The six man team are on their 39th day in to the trip, and with the ambitious target of reaching their destination in seven days, they certainly have their work cut out.

You can read the latest news and browse their...
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The Pole could be just a week away – SPEAR17 Blog

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at ABF The Soldiers' Charity.

This image shows Queen Elizabeth II joining The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 5th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (5 Scots) for a group photograph during her visit to Howe Barracks in Canterbury, Kent, in 2013.
Did you know that on this day in 1944 the Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes? By 21st January the Allies had pushed the Germans back to their original line, having lost over 120,000 men in the offensive.

You can keep a note of all your important 2017 dates in one of our popular and stylish desk diaries. All profits go towards our work with soldiers, veterans and their immediate families.

Desk Diary 2017 - Now just £15!

Tomorrow morning Army Veteran Les Binns will be making an appearance on ITV's Good Morning Britain. Les served for over 13 years and was supported by The Soldiers' Charity following his exit from the Army.

This year he attempted to climb Mount Everest but had to abandon his climb to risk his own life to save a fellow climber, just 500 metres from the summit.

Not one to give up, he is now...
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The Spinal Cord Injury Centre, based in the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London, has received a grant from our Charity.

The £48,000 grant will help with the Centre’s expansion and allow patients, including soldiers, to be treated quicker.

Spinal Cord Injury Centre receives £48,000 grant from The Soldiers’ Charity - The Soldiers' Charity