Whatever challenges they’re facing, members of the Armed Forces community can rely on SSAFA. Our network of more than 5,000 trained volunteers provides practical and emotional support for serving personnel, veterans and military families across the UK and worldwide.
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Latest News Stories
Armed Forces Week 2019 this summer!
Support our Armed Forces this year at Armed Forces Day, or take part in one of the many supporting events!
Big Brew Up 2019 is here!
Support SSAFA and the Armed Forces family with your favourite tea, coffee and cake.
SSAFA commemorates the bravery and sacrifice made by allied forces on the Normandy beaches 75 years ago.
SSAFA commissions research for Armed Forces Day
Research shows that the British public loses interest in - and support for - the armed forces when Britain is not in an active military conflict.
Annington Trust Commits to Three Years of Support for SSAFA’s Short Breaks
The funding – amounting to £6,600 per annum – will allow SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity to provide 20 places for families needing respite and fun.
Keegan Hirst becomes first Challenge Events Ambassador for SSAFA
Rugby league legend, Keegan Hirst, joins SSAFA as an ambassador in a special role to promote involvement with our fundraising sports events.
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Did You Know....?
SSAFA (originally called the Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association) has been supporting the Armed Forces family for more than 130 years. In 2018, our work continues to be as vital to the military community and wider society as it was one hundred years ago.