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130 years of supporting the Armed Forces family


  1. SSAFA urges Nation to share their First World War stories

    ​SSAFA urges the Nation to share their First World War stories as Millennials display a lack of knowledge

    This year marks the 100-year anniversary of one of the most significant moments in British history but new research commissioned by SSAFA has revealed that many young people have no idea about the historic facts surrounding the First World War.

  2. SSAFA joins forces with Battle Proms

    SSAFA Joins Forces with the Battle Proms

    We are delighted to announce that SSAFA is the new charity partner of The Battle Proms, the UK’s premier picnic concert series.

  3. ssafa and openreach give army veteran new lease of life

    Home makeover gives Army veteran new lease of life

    Registered blind Joe Quigley, 79, could not leave hospital until his flat was safe. His SSAFA volunteer called in Openreach volunteers to help.

  4. Glasgow’s Helping Heroes celebrate new location

    Glasgow’s Helping Heroes held an Open Day to celebrate its new offices at The Pearce Institute on Tuesday 13 February.

  5. Congratulations to dedicated SSAFA volunteer in Cyprus

    SSAFA volunteer Ann MacDougall receives her CBF Cyprus Commendation for her service.

  6. Swindon Male Voice Choir concert raises money for SSAFA Swindon

    On Saturday 24 March Swindon Male Voice Choir are putting on a spectacular evening concert at the stunning Great Western Steam museum with funds raised going to their local SSAFA.

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