Supporting your loss

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, is holding remote support sessions for those processing bereavement and loss, providing a creative outlet and a safe space to talk… The two webinar sessions are run by SSAFA in...

Bolster your business

Heropreneurs is a charity that provides free business mentoring to entrepreneurs from the military community. We pitched a few questions to find out how they can help you… What is Heropreneurs? It’s a communi...

Teaching the importance of Remembrance

The Royal British Legion (RBL), together with the National Literacy Trust, has created a range of teaching resources for children in key stages 1-4, designed to help them explore their shared heritage of Rememb...

A new term

Most of us are used to a flurry of cheerful posts on social media documenting first days, new uniforms and nervous smiles at the beginning of the new school year. This time, however, is likely to feel very dif...

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...