What is the saying for Poppy Day?

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. / At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.”

What is the purpose of the Poppy Appeal?

Money raised during the Poppy Appeal helps us support the Armed Forces community in lots of different ways, including providing financial advice to veterans like Lawrence Philips who was struggling to adapt to civilian life and at the mercy of a payday loan company when Covid-19 meant he couldn’t work.

Why do poppies symbolize Remembrance Day?

An Enduring Symbol The poppy was worn on the left lapel and close to the heart to recognize the sacrifice of soldiers in times of war. They were initially made by disabled veterans and the proceeds of sales, then and now, go towards funding veterans’ needs.

What do you say at Remembrance?

Remembrance Quotes

  • “It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.
  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”
  • “I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes”
  • “You must learn some of my philosophy.
  • “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”

How do you pay respect on Remembrance Day?

Do take two minutes of silence. This is the most sacrosanct element of Remembrance Day. Bow your head, stand still, reflect and honour veterans in this meditation of gratitude and peace.

What does the poppy represent for veterans?

The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.” The poem was written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, M.D. while serving on the front lines.

How do you write a Remembrance message?

What to Write in a Memorial Card

  1. Share a memory that you have of the deceased person.
  2. Express gratitude for how the person who has passed away touched your life.
  3. Show your condolences and let the person grieving know you are thinking of them.