January Update from our Chief Executive

"Our support for the Army family continues undimmed. Despite homeworking, we are still able to make grants within 48 hours when we are made aware that a soldier, veteran or immediate family member needs help."

Friday 22nd January 2021

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December Update from our President

"In this most difficult year, I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone for supporting the work of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity."

Monday 21st December 2020

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November Update from the Chief Executive

"The mood of the country remains riven with uncertainty, but here at ABF The Soldiers’ Charity we wish to reassure all our supporters and beneficiaries that we remain steadfast in our support to the Army family."

Friday 20th November 2020

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October Update from the Chief Executive

"Throughout this extraordinary year, I have found myself looking to the charity’s past as we confront a troubling and uncertain future. Whatever storms lie ahead, we remain steadfast in our continuing ability to support the Army and its people."

Friday 23rd October 2020

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September Update from the Chief Executive

"As we mark six months since the beginning of lockdown, I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all those who have supported us."

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

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Fundraising responsibly in a post-Covid world

As some fundraising activities resume in the weeks and months ahead, it is vital that they are carried out sensitively, safely and responsibly.

Tuesday 25th August 2020

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Our staff continue to help during the COVID-19 pandemic

We are proud of our staff members who are continuing to support their local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday 15th May 2020

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Our staff step-up during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen people from all walks of life step up and volunteer for their local community, and our fantastic staff are no different.

Friday 1st May 2020

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Latest ABF The Soldiers’ Charity response to COVID-19

In light of the continuing lockdown and the government’s recent announcement about measures to support charities, we want to provide an update on how we are managing the COVID-19 outbreak. We know t...

Friday, 24th April 2020

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity continues to support the Defence Medical Welfare Service during COVID-19

Since 2017, our charity has been working with the Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) to deliver a bespoke welfare service for the Armed Forces community in hospitals...

Friday, 24th April 2020

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity supports Army children during COVID-19

We are proud to be helping Home-Start Medway support Army families and their children by providing arts and crafts materials during the current isolation period. Our charity has previously awarded Hom...

Thursday, 23rd April 2020

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity supports at-home activities for Chelsea Pensioners

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is a long-standing supporter of the Royal Hospital Chelsea and the COVID-19 pandemic has not changed this. Just last week we awarded a £40,000 grant payment towards...

Friday, 17th April 2020

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity supports mental health helpline during COVID-19

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has always maintained that it is here ‘for the long haul’ and this has not changed. This month, we awarded Combat Stress a grant of £250,000 to enable it to continue d...

Monday, 6th April 2020

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A message from Martin Rutledge, Chief Executive

In light of last night’s announcement about ‘lock down’, I would like to update everybody about how we are continuing to provide support at this time – and how we are operating generally. All ...

Tuesday, 24th March 2020

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Coronavirus update

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the impact it is expected to have in the British Isles in the weeks to come. As a charity, our priority at this time is ensuring the continued smoo...

Monday, 16th March 2020

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