Each year during Remembrancetide, in early November some 30,000 Legion volunteers take to the streets nationally with poppies and collecting boxes, raising millions of pounds for the Poppy Appeal.
The money collected at this time and from numerous other fundraising activities throughout the year, goes to providing help and support to serving and ex-Service men and women and their dependants.
In 2009/2010, Berkshire and The Vale of White Horse smashed through the three quarter million threshold for the first time.
As of July 2015, the 2014/15 Poppy Appeal is a staggering £921,981.67 - the highest amount raised to date for Berkshire and The Vale of White Horse.
These are outstanding achievements and testimony to a great deal of hard work.
We always need new volunteers - Poppy People - to assist with Poppy Appeal collecting in the Royal County of Berkshire and Vale of White Horse.
Without volunteer collectors out there on the streets, without Poppy Appeal Organisers planning the collections, this great cause which helps thousands of servicing and ex-Service men and women every year would grind to a halt.
We urgently need to recruit more people as many of our current volunteers are retiring. Add to this the increasing demand on the Legion's services and you can see we need your help more than ever.
Please contact our Community Fundraiser if you are interested in helping.