I couldn’t afford the deposit for the rents for new places. It was the lowest time of my life. I thought to myself: 'You’ve served your country, you come home and no-one seems to give a damn about you.' - Donald
Financial difficulties can happen to anyone. If they happen to you, we're here to help.
Lt Col. John McCrae's poem was the inspiration behind the Poppy as a way to remember those who died in conflict. His memory lives on today, all over the world.
Create your own Poppy Bounce event and help our veterans bounce back into civilian life.
Recycling your empty ink cartridges can raise vital funds to help us support our Armed Forces community.
Read Lady Haig's Poppy Factory terms and conditions.
We've been supporting disabled veterans since 1926. Learn how the factory has changed in nearly 100 years.
ASAP has helped over 17,000 members of the Armed Forces community address debt problems, employment issues and access benefits or grants they were eligible for.
It is really easy to organise and great fun. All you need is some tea bags, some hot water and lots of toast (but you can have coffee and cakes too). Fundraise for us Armed Forces style.
A gift in your Will is the perfect way to honour our Armed Forces and support a cause that’s close to your heart.
How the poppy became as a symbol of Remembrance and hope for a peaceful future, as well as how it became an important fundraising tool.
Get in touch for ideas on ways to make your fundraising activity a success. We can answer your questions and send you fun fundraising resources.
We provide support for current and former members of the Armed Forces as well as their families. Find out more about our services.
Trusts, foundations and corporate supporters make a huge difference to the support we provide. Find out more about where this vital investment goes.
The Scottish Poppy Appeal covers every city, every town and every village in Scotland. Each year more than 2 million poppies and 5,000 collecting tins are distributed.
We've been supporting the Armed Forces community since 1921.
Our volunteers are incredible and give up hours of their precious time to support our Armed Forces community.
The President’s Award is our highest honour. In 2019, six outstanding volunteers were awarded it.
Helping your find, keep and stay in your own home is a huge part of what we do.
Our welfare research and reports go back to 2006 and our Annual Report and Accounts go back to 2015/16. Have a look in our archive for more info.
An array of organisations coming together to make finding the right support easier and quicker – no matter where you are or what you need.