After the EDL attempted to hijack the death of soldier Lee Rigby and use the Help for Heroes charity logo to support its fascism, it’s good to see that the latter is fulfilling its strict “non-political” stance and distancing itself from the group. The fundraising web page set up by Tommy Robinson is now closed, and the money raised by the EDL has been refunded.
“Armed forces charity Help for Heroes has announced it will not accept donations from the far-right English Defence League”: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22684489″>http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22684489
“Help for Heroes told said that it would never accept money from Tommy Robinson and that it found the proposed donation “alarming”. A spokesperson told Channel 4 News that the charity was taking measures to stop the EDL from doing any future fundraising for Help for Heroes”: