ABF The Soldiers Charity

ABF the Soldiers charity skydive

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the national charity of the British Army,  providing a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families when they are in need. Founded in 1944 to ensure that soldiers returning from World War Two were well cared for. Since then, the welfare of soldiers, past and present, and their families have been at the heart of everything the charity does.

The range of support The Soldiers’ Charity offer is vast, helping very young serving families cope with bereavement or traumatic loss as well as offering support to wounded soldiers- assisting them financially with their rehabilitation now and into the future.  By providing financial assistance, housing, education and training for employment the charity is able to ensure that all our veterans; young and old have somewhere to turn to when needed.

red devil charity skydive chute

Raise money to support our soldiers, veterans and their families by tandem skydiving with the British Army’s Red Devils Parachute display team.  All serving members of the British Army the team offer the best tandem experience in the UK.

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity are holding three tandem skydive events in the UK with the Red Devils at Old Sarum Airfield near Salisbury and Langar Airfield near Nottingham.

22 July 2020 in Salisbury (incl. Alpha Tail Lifts Limited)

7 May and 6 August 2020 in Nottingham

Barclays Corporate Day: 10 September 2020 in Salisbury

 

How to pay for your jump

You will need to pay your booking fee of £100 this is your contribution to the jump then you will need to raise a mini sponsorship target of £500 for the charity reaching your target before your jump date and they will cover the jump balance of the cost which is £200.  This means the charity will see at least £300 of the money you raise.

If you have any questions about the event, or are unable to make the dates above but would like to jump with the Red Devils on one of their alternative dates/locations contact Wiola by email or call on 0207 9018913.

Who are the Red Devils? Why should you jump with them and not at one of the parachute centre?

Take a look at their team film from 2019 for an idea of what they do and why they are considered to be amongst the best demo teams in the world.