War is a sad thing that we hate to hear about and think about, but we do dedicate a time and date to remember it every year.
This year along side your red poppy, maybe you could also find space for a purple poppy. The funds go towards animal aid and it symbolises the animals who were set to work in the war. This appeal was set up in 2006.
For more information on the history of our poppy appeals you can see the BBC website where they have done a great article on the the various poppies and their etiquette. There is also a white poppy!