Royal Navy veterans charity says thanks a million to The Sun for £6,000 cash boost from our £1m birthday giveaway

THE West Bromwich Royal Navy Association is saying thanks a million to The Sun and its readers for its grant from our 50th birthday fund.

The charity for West Bromwich veterans a cash boost of £6,000 from our birthday giveaway last year.

Applications are judged by our panel including Sun Agony Aunt Deidre Sanders.

Many charities have seen fundraising decimated during the Covid pandemic so our grants have been a lifeline

The isolation of social distancing has been tough for veterans and local residents, who would normally have met up at the Royal Navy Association club in West Bromwich, in the West Midlands.

Now, as restrictions are eased, the ex-military men and women will be perfectly placed to make the most of the new freedoms, thanks to a grant from our fund to make their club’s run-down galley ship-shape.

The kitchenette had been used to provide free snacks for veterans but it had become run down and un-usable.

Chairman Graham Smith said: “Now we will be able to cater for charity events and for members as they begin to return. We are eternally grateful to The Sun.”

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