Commanding Officer Jon Nixon is planning to run the 2015 London Marathon to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. He's set himself a fundraising target of £15,000. It was Jon's Twitter followers who inspired him to take up this challenge and in this guest blog Jon tells us more.
Al Bennett is a Housing Executive in our Housing and Care Services team and has been working for the RAF Benevolent Fund for three years. In this guest blog, Al tells us more about his role.
As part of the national schools fundraising event, Red, White and Blue Day, which takes place each October, children are being asked to design a Christmas card to mark the centenary of WWI.
On 14 January young people at our Airplay project at RAF Northolt presented the Mayor of Hillingdon with a poppy collage.
Last week 16-year-old Alice Cunningham had her hair shaved off to raise money for our Airplay programme at RAF Lossiemouth.
Marathons aren't for everyone. Some can't do the distance because of health, fitness or disability, and others just don't have the inclination. But the RAF's leading welfare charity, the RAF Benevolent Fund, has the solution.
Andy Brown, 82, has been raising money for the RAF Benevolent Fund through a 'collecting can' contained in a deactivated bomb at a memorial in Braemar which has so far raised over £4,000 for the Fund. The RAF Benevolent Fund's Bob Kemp tells us more.
Earlier this month a press launch was held for the exciting mud run, Airfield Anarchy. Greg Goodall, a director at AWOL Adventure Limited who are running the event, tells us more about the launch.
It's time to don your trainers, pull on your strip, fire up your ovens and flick those whisks – come on all you RAF supporters – it's time to celebrate the RAF's 96th birthday.
We would like to thank everyone who supported, raised money and volunteered for the RAF Benevolent Fund in 2013. Take a look at our video to say thank you.