CAF message on the death of Her Majesty The Queen:

Neil Heslop OBE, Chief Executive of the Charities Aid Foundation, said:

“All of us at CAF are profoundly saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

We offer our heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family and pay tribute to the Queen’s unprecedented contribution to the country and the world.

During 70 years of remarkable service, the Queen demonstrated an unstinting passion for charities and ensured her patronage of hundreds of good causes was integral to her public duties.

Her Majesty provided inspiring support and encouragement to staff, volunteers and trustees throughout the charity sector. Her generosity, kindness and constancy are irreplaceable.”