We provide entertainment and recreation for the serving wounded, injured or sick and for ex-service men and women with disabilities. We do this through a tailored programme of outings, holidays, concerts, activities and events, as well as through the provision of televisions and TV licences. Serving personnel and veterans of all ages, from all Services both Regular and Reserve, may be eligible for our support.
The Officers’ Association (OA) exists to help officers find employment and to provide advice and support to relieve hardship amongst those who have held a commission in the Armed Forces, their families and dependants. We support serving, reservist and former officers to enable them to achieve a sustainable and fulfilling transition from military to civilian life. We proudly champion the skills and qualities of the officer job seeker to employers.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the charity that saves lives at sea, and we’ve saved over 142,200 lives since our inception in 1824. We provide a 24-hour search and rescue service from 238 lifeboat stations around the coasts and inland waterways of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the Army’s National Charity. Originally established as the Army Benevolent Fund in 1944, we provide a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families from every conflict.
The Actors’ Benevolent Fund was founded in 1882 by Sir Henry Irving to care for actors and actresses unable to work because of accidents, illness or old age. The Fund helps in a variety of ways, all of which are geared towards maintaining independence and improving quality of life.
Engineers are vital in many aspects of our lives today. With urgent global engineering challenges to be solved, especially in light of the current COVID-19 crisis, The Smallpeice Trust’s Arkwright Engineering Scholarships programme believes that more outstanding young people should be encouraged to become tomorrow’s leaders of the engineering profession.
Blesma, The Limbless Veterans is dedicated to the support of all serving and ex-Service men and women who have lost limbs, or lost the use of limbs or eyes, empowering them to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Blesma, supports its members, both young and old, for life.
Bletchley Park’s mission is to preserve and enhance Bletchley Park, to attract, engage and educate visitors from all over the world through the continuing restoration and development of the entire estate and our collection. Our Mission is to highlight the achievements of Bletchley Park in the Second World War, it’s role as a birthplace of computing, it’s importance for understanding the past and relevance for the future.
For over 90 years Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has been finding the most effective and efficient ways to connect donors to the causes that matter to them and ensuring money gets to where it's needed. However you choose to remember charity through your Will, and whatever size your legacy may be, you can be sure it really will be appreciated.