Will you give the gift of hope this christmas?

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This Christmas give a veteran or service family hope for the future

A member of the RAF regiment and his child

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  1. A Christmas Cracker - Sing for SSAFA

    SSAFA Stirling bring together two choirs for an evening of song, mulled wine, mince pies and celebration

  2. from ride to the somme to volunteer for SSAFA

    From Ride to the Somme to SSAFA volunteer

    Sarah Thyer's journey from novice cyclist to completing Ride to the Somme for SSAFA has inspired her to volunteer at her local office in Wales

  3. Giving Tuesday

    Find out how you can get involved this #GivingTuesday 29 November!

  4. SSAFA remember the Somme a century on

    SSAFA remembers the Somme a century on

    On this day in 1916, British Commander in Chief Sir Douglas Haig calls a halt to his army’s offensive near the Somme River in northwestern France, ending the epic Battle of the Somme after more than four months of bloody conflict. Join SSAFA in commemorating the centenary.

  5. SSAFA volunteer reflects on father's memoir

    SSAFA volunteer reflects on father's memoir of the Somme

    SSAFA volunteer Peter Rogerson’s father wrote a frank memoir about his time in the First World War trenches. It was one of the first books to reveal what day-to day life was like for those on the frontline.

  6. Raising a cup to raising funds with new charity partner Hope and Glory

    Raising a cup to new partnership with Hope and Glory

    Hope and Glory are pledging a 5% donation from every purchase made through the online Tea Shop when using the code ‘SSAFA’.

Enlist Ride to the Somme 2017

Ride to the Somme 2017

Commemorate the World War One cycling soldiers

How SSAFA helped Rob Cromey-Hawke after he was injured

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Thank our Forces

Will you say thank you to those who give so much




people were helped by SSAFA's charitable services last year


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people supported through our specialist services


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