Support without Barriers

Support Without Barriers

10/01/2019

Royal Marines Veteran, Bob Leefmans, served in the Corps between 1965 and 1979. Following an unfortunate parachute accident in 1976, whilst taking part in a Royal Marines display jump at the Withdean Stadium in Brighton, Bob was left paralysed, losing complete use of both legs. Today, Bob live... Read more »

Matchday Bucket Collection

Vote for The Royal Marines Charity to collect at Chelsea FC

09/01/2019

We are pleased to have been shortlisted to collect at Stamford Bridge on February 2nd at the Chelsea V Huddersfield game. If you have a spare minute? Please vote for The Royal Marines Charity to host a bucket collection. Vote and share this link to help us win the vote: https://www.chelseafc.... Read more »

The Rowing Marine

The Rowing Marine Lee Spencer starts epic Atlantic Row

09/01/2019

One man is on a personal mission to challenge the perceptions around disabilities. Lee Spencer, a former Royal Marine, will become the world’s first physically disabled person to row solo and unsupported from mainland Europe to mainland America for a new Guinness World Record, leaving from Portima... Read more »

Challenge Antarctica

Challenge Antarctica - Follow Baz's progress

07/01/2019

Former Royal Marine Commando Baz Gray is currently on the first leg of Challenge Antarctica – the first ever solo unsupported and unassisted crossing of Antarctica. The Royal Marines Charity is proud to be supporting Baz’s mission of successfully crossing Antarctica, coast to coast, from McMu... Read more »

Commit to your New Year's Resolution

Commit to your New Year's Resolution

04/01/2019

Commit to your New Year's Resolution by signing up to take part in a run, race, yomp or challenge to support the Corps Family!  We are a part of some fantastic events throughout the country this year, including the Great North Run, Great South Run, Since 1664 Yomp, London Kayakathon and the Lond... Read more »

We are the Royal Marines’ Own Charity!

Royal Marines recognised in New Year's List in 2019

01/01/2019

A number of Royal Marines have been named in the latest New Year's Operational Honours and Awards list. The full list, which recognises and honours service on operations is available here. APPOINTMENTS TO THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE As Commanders (C... Read more »

Gavin's Story

Gavin sparking new Career after Medical Discharge

01/01/2019

“I can’t believe how my life has changed over the last 5 months. But this could have been a different story without the help from The Royal Marines Charity.” After over 10 years in the Royal Marines, Gavin Lewis left the Corps. Unfortunately, this choice was not made for him. Injuring hi... Read more »

Royal Marines' Christmas gift for arthritis boy

Royal Marines' Christmas gift for arthritis boy

18/12/2018

Royal Marine commandos have given an early Christmas surprise to a 14-year-old boy who has arthritis in his eyes. Malachi Neat, from Coventry, wants to become a Royal Marine but fears his hopes will be dashed due to his condition. The Royal Marines gave him the chance to spend the day with them... Read more »