Dear Penny, My name is T*** and I am the head chef on board HMS CHIDDINGFOLD. We are a mine hunter with a crew of 46. I am writing to you to thank you for the “Shoe box of Love” we received today. The boxes are Read More


    A huge thanks to the staff at Primerdesign Ltd. They recently held a successful Curry Cook Off competition and presented the charity with £150!! Tanya contacted the charity to let them know how the event went, she said ‘The curry cook off went really well, everyone Read More


    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

    Dear SOS I just received 2 x SOS parcels. Thank you very much, genuinely appreciated by those of us that are still deployed around the world. Many thanks again. P**   Sandra and Mark Davey Thank you so much for the generosity shown by your Read More

    Stirling letters

    AB ***** HMS Middleton Hi Lynn Firstly I would like to thank you for your generosity regarding the items you put in your SOS care package. It was greatly appreciated, especially the Irn Bru! One of the things I massively miss out here. I will 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