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A Royal Air Force Association support service for veterans needs more funding to combat loneliness

A charity which supports veterans wants to expand its telephone service to combat loneliness.

The Royal Air Force Association wants to make sure no one feels alone over Christmas.

Volunteers have made more than 50,000 calls to veterans since the first lockdown was introduced in March.

The service needs more funding
The service needs more funding

Spokesman Nick Bunting said: “Lincolnshire’s strong connections with the RAF mean that the county is home to a high number of veterans.

“We anticipate a large number of these older people will have even less, if any, social contact than usual because of the ongoing pandemic."

To make a donation to help expand the service visit: christmas.rafa.org.uk

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