Thursday 27th April
The AGM of SSAFA (formerly the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) took place at The Kindle Centre, Hereford. This featured case histories of Service people and their families who have used SSAFA in the last year. It was heart-warming to hear about the help that SSAFA was able to provide, and at the same time chastening to realise how difficult life can be for some people after they leave the Services.
I then had a fascinating tour of the Kindle Centre with the Manager, Mandy Smith, with an update on the wide variety of services available both to the local and the wider community.