MERCIAN BENEVOLENCE CHARITY.
Charity Number – 1125179
The charities objectives are to provide relief either generally or individually to past and present members of the MERCIAN Regiment (including its antecedent Regiments) and their dependants who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress.
We also as the link to the Army Benevolent Fund and other key forces charities.
We are able to achieve this by awarding grants, paying for items, services or facilities to reduce need, hardship or distress.
Our goal is to provide ongoing lifelong care and assistance that endures long after a soldiers’ military career is over.
We also provide ongoing support to families of soldiers killed on operations since June 2007 and act as a link back to the Battalion to ensure the family are able to attend key Regimental events and Memorial services.
The MERCIAN Regiments recent history has seen the regiment deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the Regiment is currently supporting British Army operations across the globe. The actions of MERCIAN soldiers on these operations have resulted in the Regiment becoming one of the most highly decorated Regiments in the British Army.
These deployments have not been without cost however, with many soldiers returning from operations with life changing injuries, psychological as well as physical. Many will eventually have to leave the Army and the transition to civilian life can be very challenging and daunting both for the individual and their family. The benevolence charity is there to help these individuals adapt to civilian life as comfortably as practicable.
How to Donate
The Mercian Benevolent Charity is entirely funded by donations, so our work could not take place without the support of you our regimental family.
To donate visit this link
send a cheque payable to ‘The Mercian Regiment Benevolent Charity’ to
The Mercian Benevolent Charity, RHQ MERCIAN, Lichfield, WS14 9TJ
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