The charity Help For Heroes was swamped with donations today, leading to its website crashing.
The popular military support group was deluged with calls, donations and demands for its merchandise, prompting its website to go down due to massive internet traffic.
A Help for Heroes charity spokesman said tonight:
"Since the sad news emerged that a serving soldier had been murdered in Woolwich, Help for Heroes has been overwhelmed with people spontaneously showing their support for the Armed Forces.
Help for Heroes was born of a simple desire to assist the wounded and that remains unchanged. All funds we receive will be used to provide direct, practical support to those affected by their service to our country.
We ask all our volunteers, fundraisers and donors to remember the victim's family, colleagues and friends who are grieving."
Documents suggest Security Services were trying to recruit Woolwich suspect Michael Adebolajo and had also approached members of his family.
Police will today question one of the men suspected of murdering Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, a week after the soldier's death.
After a three day search, I found the home of the grandmother of Michael Adebowale, one of the suspected killers of Drummer Lee Rigby.