Nikki's Sitrep - 23/07/2021


Charity founder Nikki Scott shares some exciting news about a partnership with bereaved military charity FAB. Mission Motorsport generously donated tickets to Goodwood Festival of Speed and she explains what this meant to some of our members. Plus updates on the Scotty Ball , our Spartan Honours …

“Scotty’s do amazing things for my grandchildren, so this is my way of giving back”


Scotty's grandmother tackles Marathon challenge in honour of fallen son-in-law and the charity that supports her grandchildren Inspiring grandmother, Carol O’Brien, from Doncaster, has achieved her goal of completing a marathon in a month while raising much needed funds for Scotty’s Little Soldiers …

“This year marks a decade since Tom was taken from us, and we wanted to mark it by organising challenges that we knew he’d love and that everyone who loved him could get involved in”


10 challenges for 10 years A Forces wife’s tribute to her fallen husband, as she marks the 10th anniversary of his death

“Children don’t come with a rule book, especially when it comes to explaining that a parent has died at such a young age”


Reservist Widow, Emma Harris-Coyne, struggled to find the words to tell her young children that their daddy had taken his own life. Emma explains how the death of a parent at such a young age has impacted her children and how they have benefited from the support of Scotty’s Little Soldiers.

10 special ways to remember your dad this Father’s Day


Father’s Day can be a particularly difficult time if you are a child or young person who has experienced the death of a parent. When the shops are filled with cards for dad, daddy and pops, it can be a painful reminder of the grief you have suffered over the years. Bereavement is a complex process, …

Father in orange shirt lifts child in dungarees and sunglasses into the air in front of green wooden door

“Knowing Scotty’s is there, even though I am 18, is comforting. They have always been there for me, they’ve made a big difference to my life.”


18-year-old, Steven Murphy, was just three years old when his dad, Lance Corporal Murphy took his own life. Here, Steven talks about the challenges he’s overcome and how support from Scotty’s Little Soldiers has provided him a lifeline.

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