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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And another one Elaine! All the singing group are missing you and their Monday afternoons very much. We can't wait to welcome you and all the other volunteers back through the gates as soon as we are able to. Stay safe. xx

Hi Elaine,

Hope you and your family are well.
Wishing you all the best through these tough times and hope the singing group can start soon.
Best Wishes


I’m lucky enough to have met several chelsea pensioners, and To keep in touch. (I appear in this group photo). We were due to visit last weekend and I hope we will be there when all of this is behind us. Stay safe one and all, and thank you to everyone working hard to keep everyone as safe as possible.

I just wanted to say I am missing my visits to this wonderful place and wanted to say hello to all the pensioners who were coming to my DDMIX dance fitness class on Tuesday mornings. I hope you are all well and would love to keep in contact with you. Monica I loved reading about you on this website, we were doing so well with the Rock and Roll routine, and Paul I hope you are recovering well from your operation! Please do let me know how are you doing and I wish you all the very best.
Stay safe and we will be back dancing again soon!
Giselle x

Dear Giselle

I hope this reply finds you happy & well?

Missing the dance class & annoyed I missed the Rock & Roll dance gig - miffed!!!

The recovery h as gone well apart from the odd minor hiccup, it will 5 weeks this coming Saturday. I’m locked in my room (MTI) during the day but early morning (3 or 4 o’clock normally) I break out to go get some fresh air & a “Walkabout”, normally an hour or so which I look forward to!

Thank you for everything and fingers crossed we’ll stay in touch!?
Lots of love, Paul

Stay safe everyone and thank you hope you all are well xxx

Thank you to all the staff at The Royal Hospital for all your hard work - the porters, kitchen staff, security staff, Post Office staff, medical staff, grounds staff, MTI staff, Captains of Invalid, the Governor.and all your families.
I wish you all, as well as my close In Pensioner friends in the MTI, good health. Keep safe and take care.

Thinking of everyone. Dear members of the Friday Quiz I am stocking up on Garibaldi biscuits for when I return!
With all best wishes,

Dear Busty - just to say I am thinking of you and hope you are fit and well - I miss our lovely chats on Tuesday mornings but hopefully I will be able to see you soon (Fridays now ) - Really look forward to it and I will try to call when the befriending lines are set up - Kimx

Dear George (Parsons),

I miss taking you to chapel on Wednesdays but am thinking of you lots. Keep singing all your lovely songs and smiling.

God bless

Love Julie x


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