Scotty’s fund helps bereaved forces children

Children’s military charity, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, has been awarded £60,000 of the government’s emergency COVID-19 fund, administered by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. Scotty’s Little Soldiers has b...

Helping your community

Esther Thomas, AFF’s Regional Manager Overseas, often receives questions about employment prospects for families in overseas locations. Here she gives her advice on what you can do if paid employment isn’t an o...

The gift of time

Here is the second part of our volunteering story from the summer edition of Army&You. We spoke to Liz and Nicola to find out where they've been making a difference in their overseas communities… Liz volun...

The gift of time

Volunteering can mean many things to many people. We caught up with some of you to find out where in the world you’ve been making a difference… Lindsay Lindsay has had several volunteer roles including: Fe...

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...