On behalf of the trustees at Support our Soldiers, we would like to thank every individual and organisation who contributed to the 2016 Christmas Goodie Box Appeal. It was a great success and we managed to send a whopping 1500 boxes! If you have not Read More


    CHRISTMAS PARCEL APPEAL 2016 Thank you to the following for supporting our Christmas Parcel appeal: Sheena Kapur and St. Michael`s Brownies, South Shields who have supported our Appeal for the last 8 years Lauren and 21st Newcastle Brownies Emma Barber and her colleagues at AA Read More

    Kirkhill Christmas Stamp appeal

    As part of the Christmas parcel appeal schools, clubs and individuals donate cards and boxes to be sent to the Army/Navy/Air Force to provide morale for those not at home for Christmas. This year P4/3 at Kirkhill Primary School in Broxburn, West Lothian decided to Read More


    Following the Christmas parcel appeal Regional Coordinator for Scotland has a very different appeal – to find a girl called Alisha! “In January I received a bluey from a Fijian from 2 Duke of Lancaster’s currently deployed on Operation Tosca. Not only did he send Read More

  • Sutton Letters

    A massive thank you to you and your team for the Christmas goodie boxes; they were greatly received by all 11 members of 212 Flight 815 NAS, being away over Christmas can be very difficult for some but your boxes brought a smile to everyone’s Read More

    Stirling letters

    Dear Mrs O’Brien Many, many thanks for the very welcome Christmas gift box you were so kind to send out. I will certainly enjoy the sweets and chocolate in the weeks to come and the Santa hat, festive socks and beaker will all be well Read More


    Ma’am/ Penny Thank you very much for the parcels you have sent out to myself and the other British soldiers deployed on various Operations out here in Somalia. Your dog Louis sounds like a bundle of energy, i have a 3 year old Dalmatian called Read More

    Easter thanks

    An article that appeared in the Co-op employees newsletter – North News

  • Stirling sponsored event

    Over the summer 7 volunteers agreed to take part in a sponsored aerial assault course 100ft or 5 stories off the ground! On Sunday 14th August the event took part at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena and, left to right, Stephanie Dempsey, Lauren McCormack, Sarah Read More


    WALLSEND GOLF CLUB held their second annual fundraiser for SOS on Saturday and presented us with a cheque for a massive £1250.00.   Thanks to Dave Souter, Derek Latimer, Davey Allen and the staff for their hard work and support and to all the members who Read More

    Bad-Landers MCC Armed Forces Day support

    Huge thanks to the Bad-Landers MCC who presented a cheque for £10070.00 to SOS which was raised at their 8th annual Armed Forces Day held at Bent`s Park in South Shields last month, which was attended by more than 7000 people. Around 300 riders on Read More

    Exercise Selva Backstop 2016

    The HQ ARRC Team are a few days in to Exercise Selva Backstop 2016, in difficult conditions they have hiked, climbed, Via Ferrata and slept in a First World War tunnel that was dug by the Italian Army during the conflict. Exercise Selva Backstop 2016 Read More