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April 2014

‘Only Remembered’ 1914- 2014

‘Only Remembered’ 1914- 2014

Only Remembered, a collection of war-themed songs and poems, has been produced for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War. The album features ballads, poems and readings that depict the war on a very personal level - through the eyes of Generals and soldiers who fought- and their families who were left behind.

The songs, written by contemporary writers and sung by North East singer Vicki Guillory, tell various...

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April 2014

Miss out on the Marathon Ballot? Join our team in the BUPA 10,000

Miss out on the Marathon Ballot? Join our team in the BUPA 10,000

On 25th May, more of our amazing runners will be taking to the streets of London in the annual BUPA 10,000

We still have a few places left, so if you fancy joining our team, with our dedicated events team to support your fundraising and training. Sign up today! Deadline for applications is midday Friday 25th April, so get your application to scoad@soldierscharity.org or contact Sophie on 020 7901 8913.

Click here to download application form

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April 2014

Army Mum Sarah Adams Wins National Award

Army Mum Sarah Adams Wins National Award

Earlier this month our wonderful ambassador Sarah Adams received the Families Award at the star studded Soldiering On awards ceremony in London.

The Soldiers’ Charity nominated Sarah because of her dedicated fundraising and tireless work in support of Army families. Sarah’s son James was just 21 years old when a Taliban bomb exploded under his vehicle whilst serving with 2 Royal Welsh in Afghanistan. Since losing her son, Sarah and her family have undertaken...

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March 2014

New Skydive Dates Announced

New Skydive Dates Announced

Jump with a Tiger or Fly Solo - New skydive dates announced

​ABF The Soldiers’ Charity are delighted to announce a new season of adrenaline fuelled fun with the Army’s own freefall parachute display team.

If you thought that throwing yourself out of a plane at 13,000ft while attached to a qualified instructor is not crazy enough, well have we got news for you! Now you can fly Solo! So, if you don’t fancy cosying up to a Tiger… one our instructors will...

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March 2014

First Minister hosts charity reception in Belfast

First Minister hosts charity reception in Belfast

On Thursday 6th March, the First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson hosted a special tri-service event at Hillsborough Castle. The event bought together ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity and The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; the national charities of the British Armed Forces.

Amongst many others, the event was attended by Soldiers’ Charity ambassadors Brenda Hale, Al Hodgson and Phillip Gillespie (pictured), all three...

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