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130 years of supporting the Armed Forces family


  1. 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.

  2. Congratulations to dedicated SSAFA volunteer in Cyprus

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

  3. 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.

  4. Training Zone

    SSAFA launch online training zone

    We have just launched our new online Training Zone to help teamSSAFA on their journey with everything challenge-related. Whether running 5km or cycling 100 miles, everything you’ll need to prepare for your event is here in the Training Zone.

  5. Lowlands Buccaneers football team supported by SSAFA

    Lowlands Buccaneers football team supported by SSAFA

    Sponsorship from SSAFA the Armed Forces Charity has enabled the Lowlands Buccaneers Under 8’s to buy kit for their flourishing Junior Football Team.

  6. SSAFA East Yorkshire present a Flower Festival Remembrance at St Mary's Church – Beauty From Chaos

    SSAFA East Yorkshire present a Flower Festival Remembrance – Beauty From Chaos

    To mark 100 years since the end of WW1 and to celebrate the Royal Air Force Centenary St. Mary’s Church in Beverley are set to stage a spectacular Flower Festival from 9-12 August.

How SSAFA helped Rob Cromey-Hawke after he was injured

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Our Impact in 2016


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