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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 Coningsby serviceman to complete 10 races in memory of RAF colleague who died playing rugby

A serviceman based at RAF Coningsby is taking part in 10 running events – a combination of marathons, half marathons and 10Ks – this year to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity.

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Sue Holderness backs competition commemorating the Battle of Britain

We have launched a new competition inviting the public to write a script telling a fictional story based on the Battle of Britain, in which Royal Air Force pilots bravely fought in the skies above Britain to defend our shores from Nazi invasion.

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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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