ARMED FORCES BIKERS DONATIONS Year 1 - 25th May 2011 to 2012
UK Registered Charity Number 1147967
Scottish Charity Number SC043586
ARMED FORCES BIKERS
Thank you to all those who have donated money or helped raise money to the AFB your money will go to help armed forces veterans in need.
Total Money Donated to date: £10,275
Armed Forces Bikers is an organisation that aims to support our fighting forces in Afghanistan, or anywhere they may be. We also run a forum for serving members of the armed forces, veterans and supporters, in some cases this acts as a home for veterans trying to make their way in civvy’ street. We actively seek to raise money through events, rides and the sales of merchandise, which is paid out to a number of forces charities in the UK. We are a non-profit organisation which is seeking charity status in 2012 in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the UK Charity Commission.
On the 13th July 2011 The AFB Head-Shed selected The Forces Children's Trust to receive our very first charity donation of £500. The money was raised through the sale of patches and merchandise.
On the 23rd of July 2011 motorcyclists from the Armed Forces Bikers and their supporters rode 500 miles to raise money for armed forces charities. The average time taken for each rider was about 14 hours. The event was a great success and we are proud to announce that in excess of £5400 was raised. To download the publicity release please click here
On the 27th Aug 2011 the following charities were sent donations by the AFB:
On the 4th Nov 2011 the AFB donated £75 raised at the Halloween Howler Party to The Forces Children's Trust
On the 20th of August 2011 motorcyclists from the Armed Forces Bikers and their supporters met up for a families day. During the weekend money was raised through raffles, donations and an auction. On the 6th Nov 2011 the AFB donated £300 to Soldiers Off The Street.
On the 6th Nov 2011 the AFB donated £500 to HorseBack UK from the sales of merchandise from the AFB shop.
On the 4th April 2012 the AFB donated £500 to HorseBack UK from the sales of merchandise from the AFB main shop, clothing shop and the fund raising efforts of its members.
On the 30th April 2012 the AFB donated £500 to Hound for Heroes as nominated by Colette after her fund raising efforts on behalf of the AFB.
On the 19th May 2012 the AFB donated £500 to Troop Aid from the sales of merchandise from the AFB online/mobile shop and the fund raising efforts of its member at the May Day CelebrationsHastings.
On the 19th May 2012 the AFB donated £300 to The Bridge for Heroes and £200 to The Black Rat Fundfrom the sales of merchandise from the AFB mobile shop and the fund raising efforts of its members at Squires Motorbike Cafe.
On the 20th May 2012 the AFB donated £500 to Scotty's Little Soldiers from the sales of merchandise from the AFB online/mobile shop and the fund raising efforts of its member at the May Day Celebrations Hastings.
On the 23rd May 2012 the AFB trustees, on behalf of the membership, donated £500 to The Royal Star & Garter Homes, £500 to Blind Veterans UK and £500 to Troop Aid and Pilgrim Bandits charity’s “Ride 4 The Wounded”. This was money held back to pay any tax, import duties and other expenses that are no longer due. This donation is to mark the end of the first year of the AFB as a fledgling charitable organisation on the 25th May 2012. Well done to all those involved and let's look forward to charitable status and an even more successful second year.