In this time of isolation the Chelsea Pensioners need your support more than ever.

If you would like to write to a Chelsea Pensioner, please use the comment form below to send your messages of support. We will be sharing these with Pensioners on a daily basis, and giving them an opportunity to respond directly.

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Hello.

I am Lance Corporal [ ] from Fulford detachment. I am writing to you to ask if you are all well and safe in these uncertain times.

I was lucky enough to meet 2 Chelsea Pensioners when I was 8 in Northern Cyprus. Their names were Jimmy Anderson and Jimmy Hawtree. They were there for the unveiling of the new British Cyprus memorial. It was the poppy ball (hosted by the Royal British Legion annually) and I had been going since I was young every year and helping sell raffle tickets and other fundraising activities. It was an honour to meet them and more importantly it seemed like they had a good time.

We raised a lot of money for the Royal British legion with the ball and sponsored walks, plus It was fun.

It would be nice to know if these two gentlemen were still in the chelsea home.

Stay Safe!
Lance Corporal [ ]

Chelsea pensioners,

I'm writing to tell you that through the current circumstances you aren't forgotten and all the things that you have done will always be remembered. Throughout these hard times I can assure you that you are still remembered and we are all still thinking about you and how you served our country.

Although it is hard to show appreciation through a letter. The Army Cadet Force will always appreciate the things you have done and the sacrifes you took.

Organizations like the acf will always remember the sacrifes made by you to help us so on behalf of the army cadet force I would like to say a big thankyou to you and everyone else like you.

Yours faithfully,
Cadet L/cpl [ ],
On behalf of the Yorkshire North and West.ACF

From a History teacher at Institut Notre Dame, a school in Saint Germain en Laye, near Paris. We are thinking about you, particularly Mr Little and Byrne, who came in November 2019. The pupils all enjoyed your talk so much!. It was a defining moment in our school year, giving meaning and direction to so many of them. Stay safe and come back to visit when you can!

Dear Caroline
Thank you for your kind thoughts and please give my kindest regards to all the pupils that John and I met whilst visiting your School.

Caroline, thank you very much for your kind words about myself and James, and will you thank the children for me. I remember the visit vividly and the warm welcome we had off the children and staff. You all stay safe now in this testing time.

I saw you on the news. It’s great to see that in these dark times you can show the humour that can be found! I hope you’re having as much fun indoors that you appear to be having outdoors. Watch you don’t get too drunk in the COVID Arms!

Hello All
I hope your all well in these strange times is there any parachute medics ,I was Territorial Army parachute144 medic
All the best

Have a good day today everyone on Founders Day.
Thinking of you.
Lucinda

Hi Everyone, as it’s National Volunteers Week I wanted to say how much I’m missing being at the Hospital and particularly singing with the group, my Mondays just aren’t the same without you! Here’s a photo from last year to keep us all going. Hopefully it won’t be too much longer until there’s a way for us volunteers to get back to spending time with you. Stay safe and take care. Elaine

Good evening, hope you are coping well with the virus.
I am Hev, I'm a mum of 3grown up children have 2 stepchildren and 10 grandchildren.
What hobbies do you like.

Thinking of you all
Take care

Hev

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