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  1. Neesha takes on the London Marathon for SSAFA

    Neesha's marathon journey: part two

    Keep up to date with SSAFA employee Neesha, who is taking on the London Marathon for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

  2. L'Orchestre du Monde

    L’Orchestre du Monde

    We are delighted to have been chosen as the beneficiary charity for a very special classical music event, which will take place on Tuesday 17 October.

  3. Celebrity chef Adam Handling holds charity dinner to raise money for SSAFA

    Masterchef finalists holds charity dinner to raise money for SSAFA

    Adam Handling and fellow chef, Andi Walker, who appeared on MasterChef: The Professionals in 2015, will be hosting a charity dinner on the 27th March at his restaurant, The Frog E1, to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

  4. SSAFA CEO Sir Andrew Gregory

    A fitting memorial we should all support

    SSAFA CEO Sir Andrew Gregory shares his thoughts on Britain’s new national memorial to recognise the service of members of the Armed Forces and civilians, and their sacrifice in the Iraq, Afghanistan and Gulf conflicts.

  5. Southend Veterans Tea Dance

    Veterans enjoy a birthday tea dance

    Members of SSAFA’s Southend Veterans Club were treated to a tea dance as they celebrated two birthdays; Dorothy Walters, a former Wren, and Invictus Games Silver medallist Andy Bracey.

  6. Free wills month

    Free Wills Month

    In March, SSAFA, alongside a roster of other national charities, will be participating in the Free Wills Month.

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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