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Forces Children's Trust wins a "Millie"

Denny Wise is very proud and honoured to be awarded the "Support to the Armed Forces Millie" at the glittering Sun Military Awards ceremony in London.
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The Joggle"Tea and Cake Team"

completed their 6 of their ride from John O'Groates To Lands End and they are feeling the pain!  
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The Soldiers join the FCT.
The Soldiers have created musical history by becoming the first group ever of serving, British soldiers to have two hit Top 5 and Top 10 albums. And now, they have joined the Forces Children's Trust as Patrons.

Thank you, guys!
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Visit to the House of Commons
Party of 25 get inside access to the Houses of Parliament including lunch in the Speaker's apartment.
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 charity golf FCT

In the last 3 years my wife and I are proud to have raised over £6,000 for worthwhile causes and I am looking to continue with a target of £2,500 for this year’s event.

Join us for a round of golf, followed by meal and presentation. This will also include an Auction & Raffle with all proceeds to: St.Margaret’s Hospice & Forces Children’s Trust 

   
St. Margaret’s Somerset Hospice. Registered Charity No. 279473
Forces Children’s Trust. Registered Charity No. 1104212

We hope you will come to join us, have fun & enjoy your day, helping to raise money and make a difference for the named Charities. If you are a golfer, I would love you to come and play a fantastic course with excellent facilities. If you can’t get a team together, but would like to play, drop me a line and I will put you into a team! Wouldn’t want you to miss out. If you aren’t a golfer, I am always looking for sponsors for holes and/or prizes! Those of you who have very kindly donated over the past 3 years, I thank you again for your continued support, genuinely appreciated.

To enter your team, please complete the entry form via the link below, together with your payment of £150.00 payable to: ‘Shaun Briddon Golf Day’. (Pickeridge members, please contact for price). Please send this to: Atom Insurance Brokers Ltd Blackdown House Blackbrook Park Ave Taunton Somerset TA1 2PX.  

If you’re unable to make the event but would like to donate a prize or Sponsor a Hole available for £40 each, please contact me. 

Thanks again for your time. It is really appreciated and I look forward to hearing from you.

Shaun Briddon

Tel:        01823 442214
Mob:      07885 975756
email:     shaun.briddon@atominsurance.co.uk 

Download your entry form here!

 

poppyOne year has passed and myself, Poppy Gibson, and 20 other FCT children are back off to the Lake District for more fun, teamwork and adventure- we just can't stay away! 

I have been on the FCT Outward Bound week nearly twice now, and I have thoroughly enjoyed it both times; not only have I had endless amounts of fun with my friends, I've also gained confidence and independence along the way. The instructors are brilliant for accommodating all of our needs as well as engaging with us on a professional and more personal level, which really helps us to bond as a group.

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RAF ValleyWHEN ex-RAF Valley Master Aircrewman Antz Males lost his life in tragic circumstances in 2012, the Forces Children’s Trust was a great help to his widow Bridget and two young children Jack and Macey. The Trust provides for a range of activities to support children of bereaved service personnel, from Outward Bound expeditions to counselling and emotional support.

Friends and colleagues at the Valley-based Search & Rescue Training Unit (SARTU) - which trains helicopter crews from all three armed services in vital search and rescue techniques - rallied round to organise a charity boxing night at the Anglesey base to raise money for the trust. Master Aircrewman Simon Allen explains:

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Following the FootstepsIn an exciting bid to raise funds for the Forces Children’s Trust, David Hanmore of The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment Living History Group will be embarking on a very personal sponsored Great War walk.

The walk will see David follow the family footsteps of his Grandfather Private S/9134 Stanley Hanmore and his Great Uncle Lance Corporal L/7403 Frederick Hanmore who both served in France and Belgium with The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment during the Great War.

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 If you are clearing out your old clothes, why not donate them to the Forces Children's Trust and help to raise funds for the children of the FCT. Just click on the link:

 
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This year Andy Chatts, Mo Molavi, Greg Palmer and Chris Kidwell will paddle the length of NI in Open Canadian Canoes. The total distance is approx 125km, across Grade 2-3 moving water and the largest freshwater lake in Europe. Canoe NI recommend eight days for this journey, but they’re going to try and do it in two!

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Why? Well, to raise funds and awareness for the Forces Children’s Trust (FCT) who provide support specifically for children who have had a parent killed whilst serving in the military. The FCT offers support by providing funding for specialist care needs, assisting widowed parents and organising activities, trips and events for the children.

So please dig deep and show some support by making a donation to the Forces Children’s Trust, either through the collection tin or by going to:

http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/MonsterPaddle

Many Thanks and Wish us Luck!!!

 

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