WELFARE

The Royal British Legion spends £1.7 million every week on welfare, helping Service, ex-Service personnel their families and carers. In the TRNC we can offer emotional and financial support and advice, or direct you to the right support organisations in the UK. If you would like to talk through problems or enquire about getting help from the Royal British Legion or other support agencies then please contact us, all enquiries are treated in complete confidence. You may qualify for help even if you have served as little as 7 days, are a dependant of a member or ex-member of the Armed Forces, or their carer. Our branch membership includes several qualified Caseworkers who have participated in an RBL HQ Caseworker Training Course.

The Branch Community Support Officer can offer advice and support about a wide range of topics, including:

  • War Pensions

  • Benevolent/welfare help

  • Benefits and financial advice

  • Care homes

  • Remembrance travel (pilgrimages)

 

If the RBL is unable to directly answer your query, we will do our best to redirect you to an organisation who will be better able to advise you.

FUNDRAISING

Teamwork between sponsors and our branch......

The Kyrenia Branch is one of the youngest overseas branches of the Royal British Legion and we pride ourselves on being a very pro-active Branch.

With approximately 2,500 Branches there is as of 2019, in the region of 225,000 members worldwide, most people are aware of the Royal British Legion and recognise the Poppy brand. We could make a great partner for companies who wish to raise their profile and profits as witnessed with our close association with Creditwest Bank.

There are numerous ways to get involved, not least with the Poppy Appeal - it can be as simple as making poppies and collection boxes available to your employees, clients and customers. Also providing raffle prizes, auction items and sponsorship are great ways of raising your company's profile, whilst cause related and affinity marketing create opportunities to build profitable partnerships. There may be some ideas that you had not considered before.

 

If there is anything that you would like to discuss, then we would be keen to hear from you. Please contact our Secretary.

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To contact our Welfare Team please call 0533 847 8332 or email us at:

welfarerblkyrenia@gmail.com

Contact RBL Kyrenia

General enquiries:

inforblkyrenia@gmail.com

 

Membership enquiries: membershiprblkyrenia@gmail.com

 

Registered Charity No:

DER37/2011

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