Poppy Appeal 2016

Every year in November, we distribute poppies to remember the fallen and support the new generation of veterans that need our help. Our Remembrance events will help the nation to come together and remember our Armed Forces past and present.

What is the Poppy Appeal?

Our biggest fundraising campaign is held every year in November, the period of Remembrance. We distribute our iconic paper poppies to raise vital funds to help the Armed Forces community.

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Volunteer for the Poppy Appeal

Become part of our fantastic Poppy Appeal volunteer team and help support the Armed Forces community. We need over 300,000 volunteers during October and November so there's always room for one more.

Help us raise money


    • Ways to donate

      There are lots of ways to donate to the Legion during Poppy Appeal and all through the year. Your donation will help our Armed Forces community to Live On. Every gift really does make a difference.

      Donate online

      can help towards training for a Service leaver looking for a new job.

      By mobile

      Donate £3 by texting POPPY to 70020 or donate £10 by texting POPPY to 70111.

      By Post

      For donations to the Poppy Appeal, please send your cheque to The Poppy Appeal, Hall Road, Aylesford Kent ME20 7NX

      By phone

      Call our friendly fundraising support team on 0845 845 1945 to make a donation by phone.

    • As you shop

      There are poppy products available through the Legion's online Poppy Shop and many of our corporate partners.

      Poppy Shop

      Visit our Poppy Shop for the widest range of poppy brooches and other beautiful jewellery items.

      Poppy Products

      Order you lapel poppies, Remembrance tributes and more online, delivered to your door.

      Credit card

      Sign up for a Legion credit card and every purchase you make will help our charity work.

      eBay for Charity

      Shop on our charity eBay site and support the Legion. Our Remembrance football jersey auctions are always a highlight.