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  1. Damaris Media and SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity partner on the release of 'Darkest Hour'

    Damaris Media and SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity partner on the release of 'Darkest Hour'

    Damaris Media and SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, are partnering on the release of Darkest Hour (in cinemas 12th January). The film is a thrilling account inspired by the true story of Winston Churchill's first weeks in office during the early days of the Second World War.

  2. SSAFA Race Day at Chepstow 2017

    A winning charity race day for SSAFA at Chepstow

    On 22nd November, SSAFA held its second full race day at Chepstow to great success. With 132 people and 12 businesses attending, the Coral Suite of Chepstow race course resounded with the cheers and jubilation as the first race of the day got underway.

  3. The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund has awarded a grant of £80,000 in September 2017 toward SSAFA’s Casework service and other services that alleviate need, suffering and distress.

    £80,000 grant to SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity by RAFBF

    The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund has awarded a grant of £80,000 in September 2017 toward SSAFA’s Casework service and other services that alleviate need, suffering and distress.

  4. SSAFA awarded £1 million from LIBOR

    SSAFA awarded £1 million from LIBOR

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer has awarded £1 million to SSAFA from LIBOR banking fines to support the provision of personal face to face welfare support to members of the Armed Forces community.

  5. Navy veteran visits HMS Belfast after sailing on her more than 60 years ago

    Navy veteran visits HMS Belfast after sailing on her more than 60 years ago

    SSAFA volunteer helps a 90-year-old navy veteran fulfil his dream of revisiting the ship he served on, the HMS Belfast.

  6. Pass the love on with Thorntons this Christmas

    Pass the love on with Thorntons this Christmas

    SSAFA is delighted to partner with Thorntons this Christmas to celebrate the service of men and women in the Royal Navy, British Army and the Royal Air Force and the importance of the support their families give them.

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