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RAF Wittering

RAF Wittering is one of many RAF stations where we support serving members of the RAF Family, this includes our Airplay programme.

£370,372

Total amount spent on serving personnel and family members at RAF Wittering in 2018

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INDIVIDUALS

 

£92,571

  • For 36 grants
  • Support with housing
  • Immediate grants of up to £500 to assist in an emergency
  • Assistance if an individual is injured

 

AIRPLAY

 

£55,558

  • Spent on station youth workers and operational costs

 

Airplay programme at RAF Wittering

We developed Airplay in consultation with the RAF after a survey found that
keeping young people safely occupied was a big concern for RAF families.

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OTHER INITIATIVES

 

£222,243

  • For grants and miscellaneous costs
  • Grants to Citizens Advice Bureau on or near station
  • Funding for initiatives on station

RELATE

 

£111,385

  • For Relate support generally
  • Free counselling sessions for individuals, couples and families

Find out more about Relate relationship support

Do you have any questions about our services?

Whether the need is financial, emotional, or assistance with childcare and youth support,
we might be able to help alleviate the pressures on serving RAF personnel.

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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

Earlier this year, we celebrated the Fund's generous supporters at our annual awards ceremony held in London.

SEE THE WINNERS

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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