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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.

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  • 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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  • Bronze Software Labs wins 'Most Innovative' award

    Ever wondered what it was like to pilot a Spitfire? Bronze Software Labs created an augmented reality app, enabling viewers to experience the iconic British aircraft and raise funds for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund at the same time. Their brilliant app and generous support were recognised by the RAF Benevolent Fund yesterday evening with an award for Most Innovative Corporate Fundraising.

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  • 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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  • Cheshire businessman donates Bomber Command Memorial maquette to RAF Benevolent Fund

    Philip Jackson's sculpture placed at the heart of the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park has won resounding reviews from the public and art world alike, winning the Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture in 2013. The Memorial is regularly voted one of London's most popular tourist attractions, according to Trip Advisor.

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  • Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund honours stand-out supporters

    Each year the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund spends millions to help over 60,000 members of the RAF family; a feat which wouldn't be possible without the help of thousands of supporters. In appreciation, the RAF Benevolent Fund paused yesterday evening to thank its stand-out donors and volunteers at an awards ceremony held at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London and sponsored by Lockheed Martin UK.

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  • Couple's year-long fundraising mission to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Kevin and Amie Ogilvie are raising money for the RAF Benevolent Fund throughout 2014 as way of saying thank you for the support we gave them after Kevin was seriously injured in an explosion in Afghanistan. 

  • Llandudno Air Show supports the RAF Benevolent Fund

    The RAF Benevolent Fund is delighted to have been chosen as one of the nominated charities for the Llandudno Air Show that takes place on Saturday 24 May 2014. Our Regional Fundraiser, Cerys Sadler tells us more about what is set to be a fantastic air show.

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