From veterans of the Falklands War and WW2 to those who continue to play a vital role in service to Britain today, Remembrance is marked on the 11th of November each year. On Remembrance Sunday services are held up and down the country, commemorating the sacrifice and service of so many who have kept our country safe. It’s also the time of year that the annual Poppy Appeal takes place.
The 2022 Poppy Appeal campaign has now launched. Poppy Appeal collectors will be distributing poppies across the United Kingdom and yesterday even Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was spotted at rush hour selling poppies outside Westminster Tube Station.
You can support The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal without even leaving home – both eBay and Amazon have Royal British Legion stores where a wide selection of Poppies, both traditional paper and enamelled pins are on offer.
On eBay, You can choose from a £2, £5, or £10 traditional paper Poppy – all three listings will get you exactly the same Poppy, you can choose how much to donate. You’ll also find Football club Poppies with Pins available from Premiership, Championship and League One and League Two clubs and Rugby.
The Royal British Legion Poppy Shop on Amazon offers Poppies, Pins as well as a wide range fo Christmas Cards and a beautiful Royal British Legion Emma Bridgewater Navy Poppy Shopping Bag to support the Poppy Appeal.
eBay and Amazon make it easy to support Remembrance if you already have an account on either of the marketplaces, but you can also purchase your Poppy direct from the official Poppy Shop Website.