Welcome to the Dunmow & District Branch of The Royal British Legion YOUTH GROUP AFFILIATION Branch affiliation enables members to work together with youth organisations on fundraising projects and promotes mutual community support - a great way for branches of the Legion to strike a chord with the younger generation. ABOUT BRANCH AFFILIATION To date, the Legion has registered 1688 affiliations. At Branch level, Dunmow & District are currently affiliated to 999 (Dunmow & District) Squadron ATC and Great Dunmow Primary School. WHO CAN BECOME AFFILIATED? Uniformed or otherwise, any youth organisation (such as Cadet and Scout Groups, Primary and Secondary schools) can become affiliated with any Legion branch it wishes. In fact, it can become affiliated to as many branches as it wishes to. HOW CAN THE LEGION HELP YOUTH ORGANISATIONS? Offering opportunities for The Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme Fundraising under the name of the youth organisation Offering a wealth of experience on military knowledge, such as providing an instructor/lecturer from within the branch Providing free educational resources Raising awareness about The Royal British Legion, and encouraging young people to take part in Legion activities. HOW CAN YOUTH ORGANISATIONS HELP? Poppy Appeal collecting Becoming Branch Standard Bearer (adult and youth) Remembrance services and parades While affiliations are not a part of the recruiting scheme for Youth Members, individuals can join their local Legion Branch as Youth Members if they wish, from the age of 12. For more information on Youth Affiliations and Youth Affiliated Badges, please contact our Membership Secretary, Kevin May, on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07885 979 260.