More than just a holiday

If your family needs some quality time together, then Give Us Time might be the answer... The tri-service charity offers commercially-let accommodation donated by owners of holiday groups, hotels, holiday home...

Building resilience in schools

The powerful stories of how injured veterans tackled adversity are helping children to cope with the pressures of lockdown during the COVID-19 crisis. The Making Generation R programme of workshops, created by...

Play your part on Armed Forces Day

Educational Charity Never Such Innocence (NSI) is inviting children of currently serving soldiers and veterans to utilise the creative arts to have their voices heard... 6-18-year-olds are invited to share the...

How are you?

A word from AFF Chief Exec, Sara Baade... When I first came to the UK about 20 years ago, I thought it was the kindest country in the world because everyone kept asking me how I was. Little did I understand at...

Frontline workers together in song

Although face-to face rehearsals for Military Wives Choirs are currently on pause, members are holding weekly virtual rehearsals, including many who are also key workers, joining the frontline in the battle aga...

Veterans’ stories build resilience in schools

The powerful stories of how injured veterans tackled adversity are helping children to cope with the pressures of lockdown during the COVID-19 crisis. The Making Generation R programme of workshops, created by...

Grateful soldier embarks on epic endurance event

SERVICEMAN Marc Johnston has signed up to complete an incredible cycling and running challenge to raise money for charities which supported wife Victoria when she was diagnosed with cancer. The couple were t...

Tommy’s teams up with tots

BABIES and children from Dorset & Salisbury will be donning their tiaras and tri-corn hats during their weekly swimming class to raise money for baby charity Tommy’s as they take part in a ‘Splashathon’ fun...

Apply now for Big Salute funds

THE BFBS Big Salute fundraising campaign is inviting forces charities to apply for project-based grants. Nicky Ness, director of forces broadcasting and entertainment, said: “We are keen to hear from armed f...

Ready for a break?

THIS October, come and join the SSAFA family for a fun-filled break open exclusively to military families with children who have additional needs and disabilities – and siblings are welcome too. The Family ...