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Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity launches fundraising campaign to mark 100th anniversary of the Army v Navy rugby match

The national charity of the Royal Navy has launched a new fundraising campaign, Twickenham 100, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Army v Navy rugby match, held at Twickenham Stadium.

The campaign challenges groups and individuals nationwide to carry out their own fundraising activities, of any description, related to the number 100 in the run up to match day on 29 April to raise funds for The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).

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Vice Patron Lance Batchelor visits Royal Navy charity HQ

Staff at The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) were delighted to recently spend time with their Vice Patron and major donor, Honorary Commander Lance Batchelor RNR.

Lance, who toured the charity’s premises accompanied by his wife Wendy, is the CEO of Saga plc, the FTSE-listed provider of Insurance, Travel, Financial Services and Homecare to the over 50s.

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Heroes Drinks Company celebrates Asda listing

A social enterprise, which supports the armed forces, has secured the largest ever listing of its kind with a national supermarket.

Heroes Drinks Company, a spirit-producing social enterprise, is now stocking its premium British wheat grain vodka in selected Asda stores.

Consumers can be confident that when they purchase Heroes Vodka in one of the 350 stores they will be helping support worthy causes at the same time as Heroes Drink Company is pledging to donate a minimum of 20% of all profits to UK Armed Forces’ causes.

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GB Olympic gold medallist tours RBLI

Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Major Heather Stanning MBE this week toured Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI), the charity she will run in aid of at this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon.

Heather, who won gold for Great Britain in the rowing at London 2012 and Rio 2016, visited RBLI and its Aylesford village to witness first-hand the range of services the charity offers to support the ex-military and disabled community into employment.

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The Veterans’ Nomination Scheme: addressing the urgent need for housing

As part of Stoll’s blog series, this month they hear from Julian Coates, the scheme’s project manager. Julian has worked in social care for 22 years and has been with Stoll since October 2012.

The Veterans’ Nomination Scheme works in partnership with housing associations, local authorities and other Veterans’ charities to match accommodation with Veterans in need of housing. It is funded by the Royal British Legion.

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Sign up for SSAFA’s short breaks

SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity, has announced it is now taking bookings for this year’s Short Breaks weeks taking place on 28th May – 3rd June and 29th July – 4th August. The SSAFA Short Breaks offer new experiences and activities for children, young people and families from the Army community.

Each year, the UK’s oldest Armed Forces charity, SSAFA, offers two free week-long adventure breaks; The Siblings and Young Carer Break for children aged 8-12 only, and The Family Break for families with a child with an additional need or disability.

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Royal Navy Dinghy Sailors in new record-breaking bid

Two sailors have been backed by two charities as they plan to break their own dinghy endurance world record.

The ambitious voyage, from Plymouth to Scotland, will not only raise awareness of dinghy sailing as a sport, especially within the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, but also raise awareness and funds for the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity and Bowel Cancer UK.

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