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  • Support for the Bomber Command Memorial

    Following the vandalism at the Bomber Command Memorial, we have been very pleased to witness a wonderful outpouring of public support and generosity. Dean Benton, our Director of Marketing and Communications, tells us more.


    Poppy plantingRAF Benevolent Fund staff help plant poppies at the Tower of London for the 2014 poppy installation to commemorate WWI


  • Vandalism to the Bomber Command Memorial

    The RAF Benevolent Fund is the proud guardian of the Bomber Command Memorial in London. It saddens everyone here that anyone would see fit to paint graffiti on such a magnificent monument.

  • Fundraising in Lossie

    At RAF Lossiemouth, an intrepid group of fundraisers have been working hard to support the RAF Benevolent Fund. They were recently winners of an RAFBF award in recognition of their dedication. They tell us more in this blog.

  • Pilot runs Paris marathon

    Group Captain Tim Below is working as an exchange officer with the French Air Force and has run the Paris marathon for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Tim tells us more in this blog.

  • Dame Judi Dench pays tribute to the Bomber Boys

    Last night, Dame Judi Dench paid tribute to the thousands of young men from Bomber Command who were killed during the Second World War when she visited the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park, London.

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Stephen Clark from Combat Stress tells us more.

  • Airplay programme report

    New report reveals the positive impact of charity's programme supporting young people from military families.

    Press Release

  • RAF rugby team take up challenge

    The RAF Spitfire 7s rugby team is taking on an ambitious 500 mile cycle challenge to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Flight Lieutenant Nick Monahan tells us more.

  • The RAF Benevolent Fund 2013 Awards

    The RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity, held an awards ceremony to celebrate and recognise the stand-out contributions made by a few of the many dedicated individuals and corporate partners who support the charity.

    Press Release

  • Premier Pedallers' Bike Challenge

    A team of plucky cyclists are aiming to cycle to every Premiership football ground to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Corporal Darren 'Daz' Jones tells us more in this blog.

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