Whatever challenges they’re facing, members of the Armed Forces community can rely on SSAFA. Our network of more than 5,800 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
D-Day Veterans Awarded the Légion d'Honneur
… with a little help from the North Dorset branch of SSAFA
Openreach Staff Raise £52,600 for SSAFA on Nepal Trek
An intrepid team of colleagues from Openreach braved vertiginous mountain paths, hazardous bridges and steep ravines to achieve their goal and show their ongoing support for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.
TEN-YEAR-OLD SSAFA FUNDRAISER IS A FINALIST IN THE SOLIDERING ON AWARDS 2019
Jamie was inspired to raise thousands for our Armed Forces charity after he was supported by us following the death of his father
The challenge of Christmas
New research by SSAFA reveals 74% of serving personnel find this a particularly difficult time of year
RAF Benevolent Fund awards £97,500 to SSAFA
Generous grant will help SSAFA support members of the RAF family through Forcesline (pictured), Stanford House & our casework
A powerful piece of commemorative art is being unveiled in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
'Shrouds of the Somme' marks the centenary of the end of the First World War
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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.