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A member of the RAF regiment and his child

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130 years of supporting the Armed Forces family


  1. Female Veterans Feel Less Supported than Men

    Survey reveals almost half of female veterans feel less supported than their male counterparts when leaving the Forces

  2. SSAFA beneficiary is walking 14,000km to give back to SSAFA

    Veteran Christian Lewis is walking 14,000km to give back to SSAFA

    The single father, who was supported by SSAFA when he found himself homeless, has already raised more than £44,000 for the charity over the last 12 months

  3. SSAFA reports an 11% increase in calls to Forcesline

    The first half of 2018 saw SSAFA receiving more than 14,000 calls or emails to the free helpline for serving personnel, veterans and their families

  4. The Army Central Fund awards £160,000 toward Norton House Stanford Hall

    The Army Central Fund awards £160,000 toward Norton House Stanford Hall

    Generous funding ensures those undergoing rehabilitation at the Defence National Recovery Centre can be easily visited by their families

  5. Thank you to the RNRMC

    The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity awards £103,500 to SSAFA

    Generous grants will help SSAFA support members of the Naval family

  6. ABF The Soldiers' Charity supports SSAFA

    Awards £346,251 in grants to support SSAFA’s casework service, Forcesline and Norton House Stanford Hall

How SSAFA helped Rob Cromey-Hawke after he was injured

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Our Impact in 2017


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