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We are SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. We provide lifelong support for our Forces and their families, whenever and wherever they need us.
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SSAFA Jun 24
On 27th June, The Resettlement Expo is coming to Southampton. Aimed at those going through resettlement, or thinking of doing so. SSAFA Mentoring Team is excited to also be participating and will be keen to answer any questions you have.
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SSAFA Jun 21
In 2020 we will be a charity partner for the London Landmarks Half Marathon. The ballot is open now! Enter to be in with a chance of securing your place in this iconic event:
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SSAFA Jun 18
We would like to welcome Keegan Hirst to SSAFA as the first SSAFA Challenge Events Ambassador ambassador! If you would like to support SSAFA just like Keegan Hirst, and get involved in one of our challenge events, click here:
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SSAFA Jun 17
We are proud to be supporting Armed Forces Week 2019, as the official sponsor. Our friends at have lots of acts lined up, and tickets are free!
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SSAFA Jun 14
What an amazing video from an inspirational man, Stuart Gibbs, who was helped by SSAFA when he needed it most. Now he's thriving in the Motorsport world!
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SSAFA Jun 13
Are you visiting Salisbury for Armed Forces Day? If you are, make sure to grab yourself a pint of Salisbury Armed Forces IPA. Wadworth has generously pledged to donate 5p to SSAFA for every pint of the special ale sold over the weekend.
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SSAFA Jun 12
Not long to go until the first Battle Proms of 2019! The series kicks off at Blenheim Palace on Saturday 6 July. Have you bought your tickets yet?
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SSAFA Jun 11
Father's Day is coming up, so why not support SSAFA while also showing your dad how brilliant he is. Use code 10DAD19 for 10% off our entire SSAFA Store, now!
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SSAFA Jun 10
Peter Davies, 1st East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry, recalls D-Day in the form of the baptism of fire.
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SSAFA Jun 9
Sergeant William Jones' Grandson tells SSAFA of the moment that the 4 Commando stormed the beaches.
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SSAFA Jun 8
Thomas Clark joined the army at just sixteen and went on to be part of D-Day. His great niece tells of the pride he felt getting his award for Gallantry.
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SSAFA Jun 8
*BREAKING NEWS* In 2020 early May Bank Holiday will be moved to mark 75 anniversary of VE Day and is delighted to be the charity partner of the commemorative events taking place over the very special weekend.
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SSAFA Jun 7
On the morning of Saturday 29th June, there will be an Armed Forces Day parade hosted at Hudsons Field, Salisbury. SSAFA will be present in the celebrations as the main official charity partner. To book tickets (they're free!) click here:
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SSAFA Jun 7
Alison Egerton's story is told through her son, Andrew Gregory. Little did she know that one of thee markers that Alison was moving on the map board was soon to be her future husband.
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SSAFA Jun 6
Today marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Andrew Gregory, Chief Executive at SSAFA tells his father's account, Dick Gregory of how the troops were feeling when the landings had been delayed 24 hours.
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SSAFA Jun 5
Since 1964, we have brought together 407 military couples, individuals and families through SSAFA's adoption service. We're asking you today, what kind of questions do you have regarding adoption within the military community?
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SSAFA Jun 5
Donald Mackay, leading Telegrapher on board the minesweeper HMS Gozo, recalls the sight that he was met with as the ships stretched out to the horizon.
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SSAFA Jun 5
SSAFA National Vice-Chair Kirsty Bushell is on the show today discussing the importance of commemorating D-Day.
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Age UK Jun 4
This week sees the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Have you heard of our project in partnership with ? It’s aimed at improving the wellbeing of veterans, their families and their carers. Take a look at our Joining Forces Hub:
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SSAFA Jun 4
We would like to say thank you to our volunteers! Without you, SSAFA would not be able to do the incredible work we do with the Armed Forces community. If you're interested in volunteering with SSAFA, find local opportunities here:
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