The Patron Armed forces Initiative, supports current or retired members of the British Armed Forces who continue to defend freedom and our way of life, and who are facing difficulties as a result of their service.
Recent Activities – Highlights
Pre-COVID, hosting a “Thank You” reception for volunteers working to help the RMA - the Royal Marines Charity (one of our last in-person evening events at the start of this year).
Pre-COVID, bringing members of the ranks of Hasler company, the Royal Naval Services Recovery and Rehabilitation Unit on the Patron Ski Trip to Chamonix, continuing one of our most favourite traditions.
Helping Royal Marine Adam Baird and his team mates with a grant to pursue his Bobsleigh ambitions to be a competitive Olympian!
Donating £10,000 to the Erez Foundation to support their work helping disabled military veterans and terminally ill children experience the joy of skiing and outdoor adventures.
Rock 2 Recovery, a non-profit providing specialist counselling, free of charge to serving military, veterans, and first responder service workers struggling with impact of traumatic stress, continuing to deliver their services using private rooms in our offices – subject to lockdown regulations.
Hosting a series of interactive, on-line briefings bringing together many of our good friends who are business and community leaders, with a panel of senior British military commanders to discuss the security environment in the context of increased volatility in global affairs. Attendees also caught up with the challenges being faced by the RMA – The Royal Marines Charity, collectively raising more than £400,000. Further, we signed the Armed Forces Covenant to support military families, confirming what we have been doing for many years.