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SUPPORT FOR RAF STATIONS

We provide a range of support for RAF personnel and their families; this includes immediate financial assistance, in case you are injured or find yourself facing sudden hardship, we also offer relationship counselling, wellbeing breaks and childcare support.

Last year we spent over £7 MILLION

on RAF stations and personnel

AIRPLAY

Our Airplay Youth Support Programme was set up to take some of the pressure off serving parents.

2,723

children & young people
using Airplay & Ben Clubs

WE HAVE SPENT

 

£7,748

Airplay facilities, including play parks
and multi-use games areas.

£1,400,000

have been spent
on Airplay & Ben Clubs.

We also provide funding for RAF stations, including grants to improve morale and wellbeing, via the Fund's Station Grants Programme.

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NEWS & BLOGS

Browse through our latest news and blogs
for stories on the RAF Family, our supporters
and the work that we do across all RAF stations.

RAF Benevolent Fund Awards 2019

Congratulations to the April Fools Club!
Winner on the category Fundraising Team of the Year.

Watch the video to find out more.

RAF Skeleton team complete 3,500 miles in 30 days for the RAF Benevolent Fund

The RAF Skeleton team are undertaking a 30-day challenge of collectively walking, running, cycling and swimming 3,446 miles throughout June. This is the equivalent distance from RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire to all eight European skeleton bobsleigh tracks.
 

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The Red Arrows join us for Volunteers' Week

Longstanding friends of the Fund, the Red Arrows, have been helping us keep in touch with lonely and isolated veterans. Whilst Cpl Dan Sargent joined our Telephone Friendship Groups, Cpl Ollie Kirk has been regularly calling veteran Reg Lawrence.

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The RAF Benevolent Fund offers a range of services to former and current members of the RAF, their partners and dependent children (under 18).

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