Be part of Red, White & Blue Day on 5th October 2018
Three Charities, Three Colours, One Cause...£1

Every October, thousands of school children across the UK get dressed up in red, white & blue in support of the men and women of the Armed Forces.

Red, White & Blue Day is a national fundraising campaign that raises money in support of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, and The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity.


Pupils can simply donate £1 and dress up in Red, White and Blue, or hold cake sales, sponsored events, or they might have weird or wonderful fundraising ideas of their own!

Money raised will be split between the three long-established charities that all have close ties with our Armed Forces.

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Notable dates

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RAF
1988
- RAF air-sea rescue units were involved in one of the most intensive operations ever launched in their support of the rescue efforts in the wake of the Piper Alpha oil rig disaster.

RAF
1969
- The first detachment of RAF support helicopters was despatched to Northern Ireland to assist the British Army in their peacekeeping role in the violence between Protestant and Catholic communities.

The Soldiers' Charity
1916
- Battle of the Somme

The Soldiers' Charity
1917
- Battle of Passchendale

The Soldiers' Charity
1941
- Mutual Assistance agreement between British and Soviets


Royal Navy & Royal Marines
2001
- The Duke of Edinburgh, Captain General Royal Marines, presents new Colours to 40, 42 and 45 Commandos on Plymouth Hoe.

Royal Navy & Royal Marines
1941
- Submarine Tigris sank the Italian submarine Michele Bianchi and submarine Torbay sank the Italian submarine Jantina off the coast of Turkey.

Royal Navy & Royal Marines
1940
- Portsmouth Dockyard seriously damaged by enemy air attack.



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Figures

Money raised in 2017: £22,537.00

Registered Schools 2018: 2

Supporters 2018: 360

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