Armed Forces Day is a day to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces Community. It recognises the work that members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force, as well as Veterans, Cadets and Armed Forces families all play in keeping the UK safe, at home and abroad. This year it takes place on 24th June 2023.
One charity who will be celebrating this day is our partner Blesma, The Limbless Veterans Charity. They are a national charity that helps serving and ex-service men and women who have experienced loss of limb, use of limbs, sight, speech or hearing, either during or after service.
They provide practical, emotional and financial support to injured veterans and their families and widows as they rebuild their lives.
Last year Blesma helped provide:
Playing make a smile lottery for just £1 a week helps to fund the support that Blesma can provide to limbless and injured veterans. These incredible people have dedicated their life in the honorable service of our country… will you be signing up today to say thank you?