Felix Fund would like to introduce to you our new Chief Executive, Melanie Moughton. We hope you will all join us in extending a warm welcome and support in her new role. Melanie will join us officially on the 5 January 2015. Melanie Moughton has spent the last 10 years working for a national farming […]
Joan DeVal, the vicar who with Canon Steven Saxby led the funeral service for Holly Davies at the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, invites friends and family of Holly’s to a Service for the Commemoration of the Departed at 4pm on Sunday 2 November.
Tickets are selling fast so contact Anne Linley as soon as possible to ensure your place.
A charity dinner at the In & Out Naval and Military Club in St James’s Square, London.
Felix Fund has been awarded a Commendation from the Chief of The Defence Staff, the professional head of the British Armed Forces, in a ceremony at MOD Main Building in Whitehall. CDS commendations, part of The Armed Forces Covenant, recognise “outstanding support and commitment of a rare and exceptionally high standard by non-military individuals or […]
Felix Fund has won a second grant from the Armed Forces Covenant LIBOR Fund, the Prime Minister has announced. This new £85,000 grant means Felix Fund can help a further 120 bomb disposal experts to readjust to life in the UK after their exhausting and often traumatic Afghan tours.
QinetiQ, the defence, aerospace and security experts, are sponsoring Felix Fund’s annual inter-unit fundraising competition. The QinetiQ Cup will be awarded to the military or police unit that raises the largest sum for Felix Fund over a 12-month period starting 5 November each year. The winning unit will also receive £1,000 prize money to spend […]
A dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Bishopsgate Bombing in the City of London raised £115,000 for Felix Fund. Sponsored by Handelsbanken, Hiscox, Qinetiq and Thomas Miller, the event was held at The Merchant Taylors’ Hall, near the scene of the blast. When the large PIRA truck bomb exploded on 24 April 1993, […]
Felix Fund is to receive money from fines imposed on banks for their involvement in the Libor rate-fixing scandal, Chancellor George Osborne has announced. Felix Fund is one of three charities to receive a share of the £1.3m Libor Fund, along with Tickets for Troops and Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association. Mr Osborne told […]
Among those carrying the Olympic Torch through Nottingham on 28 June was bomb disposal expert Cpl Daniel Whittingham, of 11 EOD Regiment RLC. His selection as Olympic torchbearer reflects both his strength in adversity and his charity work, including his fundraising for Felix Fund. Holly Davies, chief executive of Felix Fund, said: “We are enormously […]
A dinner and auction to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Baltic Exchange in the City of London raised £60,000 for the Felix Fund. Sponsored by the Hiscox insurance group, the event was held on the top floor of 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), adjacent to the present home of the Baltic […]
Hiscox Insurance is generously sponsoring a dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bomb which destroyed The Baltic Exchange in the City of London. The dinner, organised by Felix Fund, will take place at the top of 30 St Mary Axe (‘The Gherkin’) on Thursday April 12th. Lord (Jeffrey) Archer will conduct a charity […]
Anne Linley and family friend Trisha Flynn have raised £5,500 for Felix Fund with a ball in memory of Anne’s son, Brett. SSgt Brett Linley GM, of 11 EOD Regiment RLC, died while trying to clear improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Nahr-e-Saraj in July 2010. He was posthumously awarded the George Medal in November this […]
Felix Fund supporters Elaine Macnamara, Susan Worthington and Sally Luxmoore (pictured with Felix Fund Trustee Major Karl Frankland) have raised €5,000 for Felix Fund with a gala dinner in Mallorca. The funds will pay travel expenses for bomb disposal experts and their families visiting Mallorca for RnR breaks donated by the island’s residents.
Lord Ashcroft, philanthropist, author and Conservative peer is to host Felix Fund’s official launch in The House of Lords. Felix Fund chief executive, Holly Davies, said: “The evening drinks reception on 15th September is to thank Felix Fund’s very first supporters and to meet those wishing to help us in the future. We are […]
Nineteen pupils from Abingdon School, Oxfordshire have raised £6,500 for Felix Fund. The boys, aged 12 and 13, of the 2M tutor group competed in 24 sports over a 24 hour period between midday 7 July and midday 8 July. The sports included: Football, High Jump, Rugby, Volleyball, Tennis, Archery, Swimming, Climbing, Badminton, Hockey, Basketball, […]
Nineteen boys aged 12 and 13 in Abingdon School, Oxford’s 2M tutor group are planning to take part in a fund-raising 24-hour Sportathon on Thursday 7 July. The boys will be organising everything, from the sporting programme to the food and drink and the rest schedule. And they’ll be picking on members of staff to […]