Posts bySandra Davey

Matched funding and donations

MATCHED   FUNDING – LLOYDS BANK AC Christopher Worsfold, Dorset, who is a manager with Lloyds Bank, has secured matched funding of £448 from the bank relative to the hours he spends volunteering with SOS. This is a tremendous boost for parcel funds with a proportionate Read More

Thank you HURLSTON HALL GOLF CLUB

For the third year running, Hurlston Hall Golf Club members held their SOS Golf Day and raised the magnificent sum of £1060, a proportion of which will be allocated to the Assistance Dog Appeal. The cheque handover was attended by Tina Parfitt as her last Read More

LONDON MARATHON 2015 – SOS NEEDS YOU!!!

Did you or a friend miss out on a place in the 2015 London Marathon? SWO Gareth Davies, RAF Scampton, who ran for SOS in 2014, has a guaranteed place up for grabs this year again but is unable to participate due to injury, and Read More

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GYM STAFF AT BRIZE NORTON RAISE £650

SWO Gareth Davies, RAF Scampton, but formerly of RAF Brize Norton , during his time there, assisted by Emily Morgan the gymnasium cleaner, organised a Tandem Skydive with the RAF Falcons in July( ….report below) and a sponsored ‘Turkey Trot’ at BZN before Christmas. Both Read More

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SOS and ‘HOUNDS FOR HEROES’

September 30th saw the handover of a cheque for £20,000 from SOS to Hounds for Heroes to sponsor our first Assistance Dog for an injured veteran. With the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan, we had a surplus of funds from donations and fundraising so trustees Read More

Head Office Letters

“THANKS FROM SIERRA LEONE” Received today from 1 Scots: “Dear Agnes On behalf of the soldiers of 1 Scots, deployed on Op Gritrock in FOB Kombia, I would like to thank you for the boxes we received. It’s amazing how great Irn Bru tastes after Read More

Cumbria Letters

Dear Ryan, Thank you and all the other people in ‘SOS’ for sending all of us Christmas boxes last year.  I received mine on Christmas morning along with the other British personnel out here in Kabul.  It was a nice surprise to open a box full Read More

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CANDLE OF HOPE

For our Service men and women away from home this Christmas. On Christmas Day at 2pm Support Our Soldiers invite you to join with them once again and to light ‘A Christmas Candle of Hope’.    

Christmas Parcel Update

With the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan, numbers remaining in a mentoring capacity are greatly reduced therefore,  it follows that the parcel requirement for Christmas this year, but still including those at other overseas locations,  is substantially  reduced.  With that in mind, we will have Read More

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Assistance dogs for veterans

NEWS UPDATE Assistance Dogs for Veterans SOS & ‘Hounds for Heroes’ With the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan  taking place, the parcel requirement will reduce, though not cease altogether. There will still be some troops retained on mentoring duties and others at various locations overseas, Read More