Navy News reports on the recent £500,000 gift to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) by Sir Michael Hintze’s philanthropic organization, The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation.
The article notes that the gift is made “not only in recognition of the nation’s sailors and commandos but also of the RNRMC’s success in amalgamating over 70 funds and charities.”
In appreciation of Sir Michael’s long-term commitment, the RNRMC has named Sir Michael its first vice patron.
Commenting on the recognition from the RNRMC, Sir Michael said:
“I feel exceptionally privileged to accept the role of vice patron and I do so with the greatest pleasure.
“I have enjoyed my engagement with the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity a great deal and I look forward to building on this in the future.”
Read more: “Benefactor’s gift to keep on giving” – Navy News (February 2014 print edition)