British Legion

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British Legion

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(Military) Brit a shortened form of Royal British Legion
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I want to wish The Royal British Legion every success with the 2013 Poppy Appeal and all the work it does to maintain the Legions many welfare and benevolent schemes in which 100,000 people are helped each year.
Since 1921 the Royal British Legion has delivered a caring service for the benefit of those in need from the ex-service community.
The company's Charity of the Year ++++Fundraising Partnership with The Royal British Legion was launched in May 2010 with a target to raise pounds 30,000 in 12 months.
The Royal British Legion has compiled a schools pack to help, including wall charts, DVDs and lesson materials
The Royal British Legion has invited relatives of dead servicemen to apply for the money, which has increased to about pounds 30,000 due to inflation.
The Royal British Legion's operations director, Antony Baines, said: "I am delighted that we can strengthen our work with Combat Stress in this way.
If you feel that you can help, please email the Poppy Appeal's Community Fundraiser: slythe@britishlegion.org.uk We urge you to support The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal generously and in any way you can.
Paul McClintock, 40, a volunteer for the Royal British Legion, from County Durham, said: "Today, planting the crosses, is to remember the people who have fallen."
Volunteers in the city centre sold thousands of poppies and raised more than pounds 36,404 for the Royal British Legion.
Mark Kipling, area operations director, said: "Thousands of people catch the No 11 every single day and we hope that they will join us in supporting the Royal British Legion and buy their poppies on board.
The Royal British Legion's regional appeal will be officially launched at Prenton Park on Thursday, when exservicemen will meet players and staff of the club.
TRANMERE have joined forces with the Royal British Legion to help launch the local 2007 Poppy Appeal this week, when ex-servicemen met players and staff at Prenton Park.

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