Eighty years ago, a group of severely injured young RAF men who had survived fiery crashes defending Britain in the Second World War, formed a club to support each other.Read more
Donation will allow SSAFA to continue vital work & demonstrates historic respect between UK and French militariesRead more
Northrop Grumman in the UK has donated US $50,000 (£39,000) to SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity to support their Emergency Response Fund to help support those during the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown.Read more
Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) has received the backing of Barratt Developments plc, the country’s biggest housebuilder, for its £14m campaign to create a specialist Centenary Village for veterans and their families.Read more
The Blades, who perform dazzling displays around the UK and represent GB internationally by campaigning for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, has donated over £34,386.11p to long-term charity partner the RAF Benevolent Fund – a charity close to the team’s heart.Read more
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has partnered up with best-selling book, Benedict’s Brother, which is carrying on the legacy of the late author – Tricia Walker.Read more
Give Us Time is thrilled that Center Parcs have donated fifteen short breaks to our military families in need. We would like to thank them for their generosity and continued support.
The window for applying for one of these breaks closes on Friday 22nd June and we have already been overwhelmed with responses received. We would also like to thank all the other service charities and welfare units that have referred families to us.Read more
A very thoughtful young man has donated one of his teddy bears to a local charity to use as their new mascot.
Nine-year-old Harvey Tress, who goes to Seaside School in Lancing, donated his bear to local charity, Care for Veterans, where his Mum works as a Healthcare Assistant.
The bear, which has been nicknamed Valiant, is a fitting mascot for the charity as his fur is patterned with Army camouflage, and he comes wearing fatigues and combat boots.Read more
Henry Conway, who turns six on 31 October, decided to give his birthday money away after seeing an RAF charity’s advert on television. The RAF Benevolent Fund’s latest TV ad, titled Show Your Pride, features Battle of Britain veteran Stan Hartill, double amputee Stuart Robinson and widow Jacqui Thompson.
Watching with his parents, Leo and Elizabeth, Henry was immediately moved by the ad.
The NFA and the Westfield War Memorial Village were both founded just after WWI to help injured ex-servicemen. Today both charities share the same aim of supporting the wider Armed Forces Community, serving and ex-service men and women, regular and reserve forces.Read more