Poppy Appeal

Arriva Poppy Bus launch - 1 November 2018

A selection of photos are available here.

Poppy Appeal - total collected in Leicestershire and Rutland

The total collected for the Poppy Appeal in Leicestershire and Rutland for 2017 / 2018 is:


The total collected in the previous year was £642,580.61.

Thank you to everybody who has contributed towards this fantastic amount.

Paint a Poppy Challenge

Paint a poppy, make a donation, and be part of the special WW1 100th anniversary exhibition. Details here.

Poppy People

We always need new volunteers - Poppy People - to assist with Poppy Appeal collecting in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Without volunteer collectors out there on the streets, without appeal organisers planning the collections, this great cause - that helps thousands of ex-Service men and women every year - would grind to a halt.

And we urgently need to recruit more people as many of our current volunteers are retiring from active duty. Add to this the ever increasing demand on the Legion's services and you can see we need your help more than ever.  

If you can help - or would like to learn more before making any commitment - please contact your local Poppy Appeal Organiser.

Alternatively, please contact one of the following:

Community Fundraiser: Helen Fairhead

Telephone: 07458 085493


Poppy Appeal Co-ordinator (Leicestershire): Mr Steve Clare

Telephone: (0116) 220 3141

Social Media - Poppy Appeal in Leicestershire and Rutland

Facebook:       Leicestershire and Rutland

Twitter:           @LeicsPoppy

Instagram:      @RoyalBritishLegion​

Poppy Appeal Events

Please see the News & Events page.


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