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  • My MaRAFon to support the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Norman Macintosh is the organiser of MaRAFon 2014, an event that was held last month to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. In this guest blog, Norman tells us how he came up with the idea for the event.

  • My RHS Malvern show garden in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Former RAF Senior Aircraftsman Martyn Wilson is one of four amateur garden designers who have been selected to create a centrepiece show garden at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival. Martyn from Worcester, wowed judges of the Festival Gardens initiative and beat off fierce competition to obtain a £3,000 bursary.

  • Former RAF airman to showcase garden at RHS Malvern in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Former RAF Senior Aircraftsman Martyn Wilson is one of four amateur garden designers who have been selected to create a centrepiece show garden at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

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  • Airplay team's bike challenge for RAF96

    The Airplay Youth Support management team are raising money for us as part of RAF96 by doing a static bike challenge on 9 May. In a guest blog, Airplay Area Youth Work Co-ordinator Mark Davis tells us more about the challenge and our Airplay programme.

  • Cosford youth worker honoured for service to RAF children

    Tom Cavalot, from Shrewsbury, picked up an award for his dedication to youth support at RAF Cosford at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund's Award ceremony in London yesterday evening.

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  • RAF Brize Norton honoured as Station of the Year

    Representatives from RAF Brize Norton picked up the coveted Wilkinson Sword yesterday evening after winning 'Station of the Year' at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Awards for their extraordinary fundraising efforts. The sword was presented by Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford.

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  • RAF Rugby Sevens 'The Spitfires' win award

    The RAF Spitfires Rugby 7s Team were recognised this evening for their support of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, winning the award for Best Cause-Related Marketing.

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  • Prolinx Ltd wins Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Award

    Prolinx Ltd, an Oxfordshire-based IT secure solutions and services provider, was honoured with the Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the annual Royal Air Force Benevolent Funds Awards evening yesterday.

    Press Release

  • Solihull volunteer honoured for service to veterans

    Back in the early days of his active duty in the RAF, Derek Tilford of Solihull, as a junior officer, was responsible for writing reports requesting assistance from service charities for the airmen under his command.

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  • East Ham Air Cadets win top award

    282 (East Ham) Squadron, RAF Air Cadets, scooped the award for Squadron of the Year from the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, recognising their incredible support of the Fund at events over the past several years.

    Press Release

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