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The Poppy Appeal in Rayleigh, Hadleigh and Thundersley

The Poppy Appeal at Rayleigh Branch

At Rayleigh Branch, our team of Poppy Appeal Organisers work hard to cover two local Poppy Appeal districts:

Rayleigh Poppy Appeal

Hadleigh & Thundersley Poppy Appeal


National Total::  £45,975,108.04

Essex Total :: £1,366,276.14

Nationally:: We are up by 4 per cent

Essex County is up by 6 per cent.

The Legion Charity spend £10,000.00 PER HOUR ON WELFARE.

Rayleigh, Hadleigh & Thundersley total raised by the team of volunteers in both branches is £78,766.55

Thank you to everyone who supported us and helped raise this brilliant total!

We thank Rayleigh Club for the donation this year of £279.32

Fund raising will start over again for the 2018 appeal.

We are expecting a big year in 2018 with the 100 anniversary of the end of WW1.

Essex Launch the 2018 Appeal at Lakeside on the 27th October. There will be a parachute display from the RED DEVILS FREE FALL TEAM. We are told they will be landing in the lake????