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November 2014

Homeless Veterans Appeal

Homeless Veterans Appeal

ABF The Soldiers' Charity and Veterans Aid will be the beneficiaries of the Evening Standard & Independent winter campaign.

Entitled ‘Homeless Veterans’ the campaign will focus on issues including housing, homelessness and rough sleeping. The campaign is the first time the publications have come together for one campaign.

Put simply, homelessness means not having a home; it is not just rough sleeping. Even if you have a roof over your head you can still be...

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November 2014

The Wipers Times: Exclusive Christmas Issue

The Wipers Times: Exclusive Christmas Issue

Published by a group of British soldiers fighting in the trenches on the Western Front during the Great War, the Wipers Times was a much loved magazine consisting of poems, wry observations, and satirical humour. Named after the British slang for Ypres, the Belgian city which saw some of the worst fighting of the war, the magazine was born out of the chance discovery of an abandoned printing press, and served to lift the spirits of the troops as they fought and...

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November 2014

106 Regiment RA punch above their weight for The Soldiers’ Charity

106 Regiment RA punch above their weight for The Soldiers’ Charity

On Thursday 30th October members of 106 Regiment RA, in conjunction with the London Military Boxing Club, once again hosted a black tie boxing night at Oakley House, Bromley. Comprising of a formal dinner, auction and boxing, the event raised vital funds for two military charities and helped to further engage the Club with the local community.

Guests in attendance included serving soldiers, high-ranking Officers, military musicians and the much-loved Chelsea...

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October 2014

PANDORA partners with The Soldiers’ Charity

PANDORA partners with The Soldiers’ Charity

The Soldiers’ Charity is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with PANDORA.

To celebrate the partnership and raise awareness for our cause, PANDORA has designed a beautiful new charm in recognition of the many men and women who have fought in our Armed Forces.

The wildflower tribute murano charm is crafted from sterling silver, and intricately detailed with red and white Murano glass, representing a beautiful floral design.

As part of the...

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November 2014

Frontline Walk 2015

Frontline Walk 2015

After the success of the 2014 Frontline Walk, a set of new dates are being planned for another commemorative walk through the Western Front for 2015. If you would like to register your interest, please email our event coordinator Amy at akenyon@soldierscharity.org

If you want to find out more about the event and see some of the incredible photos taken on 2014's walk, visit soldierscharity.org/frontline-walk

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