75% of the Royal Marines will be deployed on operations over the next 18 months - if the rest of the Corps Family needed a reason to raise funds for the RMCTF then this is it!
The Royal Marines Association raised over £300K in 2009 and intends to exceed that this year. Using its 90 branches it will be running a National Flag Day in 2011.
The Royal Marines Band Service are putting on Mountbatten Festival of Music and the South Coast Proms in 2010 while planning a celebrity CD – all will contribute to the RMCTF.
Helping the wounded and injured in any way we can, particularly as the most severely injured begin their transition into civilian life; quite simply, the RMCTF will help when others cannot.
The purpose of the C Group to raise awareness and generate practical support throughout the business community for Royal Marines particularly those who are suffering the long-term effects of injuries sustained on operations.
The Chara Foundation raises money for service charities by running mass participation sporting events, adventure races, charity balls and dinners, leadership development programmes and team-building activities.
Commando 999 consists of close to 1000 former Royal Marines who are now either still serving or retired members of the UK Emergency Services. Their mission is to raise funds for the RMCTF in order to support Royal Marines or their families from cradle to grave.
Help Our Wounded brings together the wider Royal Marines family in raising money for the RMCTF. It focuses on individual and community based fund raising using the Facebook social networking site
A concert band based around retired members of the Royal Marines Band Service to meet, rehearse and put on concerts across the south of England.
The Royal Marines cadet community aims to provide opportunities for young people to develop into responsible, dependable members of society. Spread throughout the country they also support the fund raising efforts of all the above!
Our mission is to raise £1M by 2014. The Commando Spirit Series offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to show your courage by experiencing real Royal Marine training alongside a serving or former Royal Marine. Take on the ultimate challenge with the Commando Spirit Series and see if you've got what it takes.
Every two months the Globe & Laurel Journal, in full colour, distribute over 13,000 copies world-wide, to keep past, present and future Royal Marines up to date with what is happening in today's Corps.