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Poppy Appeal

The Poppy Appeal in Hedon and District

Donations can be made all year round.

The Branches Poppy Appeal Organiser is Jackie Towers

In 2019 the poppy appeal raised over £50million.

Click on the link to see what the RBL is doing Nationally for the Poppy Appeal - www.poppy.org

 

I am not a badge of honour,
I am not a racist smear,
I am not a fashion statement,
To be worn but once a year

I am not glorification
Of conflict or of war,
I am not an ornament,
A token, I am more.

I am a loving memory,
Of a father or a son,
A permanent reminder
Of each and every one.

I’m paper or enamel
I’m old or shining new,
I’m a way of saying thank you,
To every one of you.

I am a simple poppy
A reminder to you all,
That courage faith and honour,
Will stand where heroes fall.

 

© Paul Hunter 2014

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