BAE Systems Hits £1 Million Donation Milestone to Royal Navy Charity

BAE Systems Hits £1 Million Donation Milestone to Royal Navy Charity

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has reached a significant milestone by donating £1 million to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) since its establishment in 2007. The RNRMC supports personnel from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and Royal Fleet Auxiliary, as well as their families, having aided over 60,000 individuals last year alone. BAE Systems has contributed through various initiatives, including employability programs, sports projects, and major event sponsorships like the RNRMC Trafalgar Night Dinner and Heroes Cycle Challenge. This partnership has been pivotal in supporting the armed forces community, with BAE Systems also extending over £11.2 million in charitable contributions to its broader community engagements last year.

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 27-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems has achieved a significant philanthropic milestone, donating £1 million to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) since the charity’s inception in 2007. The RNRMC, serving as the principal charity of the Royal Navy, provides crucial support to both current and former personnel of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and Royal Fleet Auxiliary, along with their families.

In the past year alone, the RNRMC has extended its help to over 60,000 individuals through various initiatives, with BAE Systems playing a key role in this support. The company has contributed to employability and resettlement programs aiding the transition to civilian life, sponsored sports projects, and facilitated employee-led fundraising events. Noteworthy events sponsored by BAE Systems include the RNRMC Trafalgar Night Dinner and the Heroes Cycle Challenge.

Glynn Phillips, Managing Director at BAE Systems Maritime and Land, emphasized the company’s commitment to supporting military personnel and their families through these initiatives, expressing pride in reaching the donation milestone and anticipation for continued collaboration with the RNRMC.

Andrew Jameson, Chief Executive of the RNRMC, lauded the partnership with BAE Systems, crediting it with substantially aiding the charity’s mission. He highlighted the RNRMC’s broader impact, which includes distributing over £100 million to organizations supporting serving personnel, families, and veterans since 2007.

BAE Systems’ broader community contributions last year totaled more than £11.2 million, supporting local communities, education, and the armed forces through various charitable engagements. This milestone with the RNRMC stands as a testament to the company’s dedicated support and the strength of their partnership.

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SOURCE: BAE Systems

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