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Her Majesty The Queen has been SSAFA’s patron for over 60 years.
HRH Prince Michael of Kent has been SSAFA President since 1982.
Our Celebrity Supporters
Coronation Street actor, Antony, became SSAFA's first celebrity ambassador in 2015. Antony said: “I’ve seen first-hand the vital work that SSAFA does and I am truly honoured to be the charity’s first ambassador. Some of my closest friends are serving in the Armed Forces and I am passionate about supporting our Service men and women, veterans and their families.” Read more...
Military historian and broadcastor, Dan Snow joined SSAFA as an ambassador in early 2016. He said: ‘“SSAFA gives vital support to our Armed Forces, veterans and their families. They are the first point of contact for those in need, assisting with the very real issues facing the serving community each and every day.” Read more...
Dame Vera Lynn
War-time entertainer and national treasure, Dame Vera Lynn has just been announced as the first-ever female ambassador for SSAFA. She says “I am very proud to have been offered the role of honorary ambassador for SSAFA. I have always been passionate about supporting our service men and women and I’m so pleased that my role in WW2 and beyond has been recognized in such a delightful way.” Read more...
Special Forces veteran and presenter of C4’s Who Dares Wins and Mutiny, Ant Middleton has just been announced as a SSAFA Ambassador. He says "I’m really excited about becoming a SSAFA Ambassador. I know from personal experience, the difficulties that befall many of our serving and ex-serving men and women and I’ll do all I can to raise awareness of their issues and help those I’ve stood shoulder-to shoulder with." Read more...
Kate Adie, OBE as Ambassador. Explaining why she accepted the role, Kate added: “Having frequently seen the military in action, I know how much we rely on our servicemen and women to keep us safe and protect our freedoms at home.” Read more...