Volunteer to aid charity which supports veterans



SSAFA, the forces charity, has launched an urgent appeal for volunteers in the Derbyshire area to help with its work supporting the armed forces community.
The latest research by the charity, has found that more than two in five (41 per cent) veterans aged 25-to-45 have felt lonely, isolated, or suicidal since leaving the forces. With one in five (22 per cent) veterans stating that they would feel less lonely if they had a stronger support group.
Christine Cribb, head of volunteering at SSAFA, said: “Our research has highlighted just how many veterans are feeling lonely and isolated during... read more

 
11 February 2018 in Regional East, Views: 48
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