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  • Andy Phillips and his children
    Accessible holidays for the RAF Family

    Holidays are a time to relax and unwind and get away with the family. But when you have a disability having a break at home or abroad isn't always easy.

  • The Duke of Kent with RAF Benevolent Fund Controller Chris Nickols and Princess Marina House General Manager Shirley Steeples
    Duke of Kent officially opens new seaside apartments

    The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund has officially opened the doors to two new seaside apartments, providing welfare breaks for the RAF, at its respite care home Princess Marina House on the South coast.

    Press Release

  • Six-year-old fundraiser Harry Orme
    Six-year-old Harry is a Christmas star!

    Harry Orme, from Coddington, is so determined to fundraise for the RAF Benevolent Fund he's hosting his own Christmas concert!

  • A Royal Air Force Tornado GR4
    Let's not forget the families left behind

    As more servicemen and women ready themselves to deploy overseas in the wake of Parliament's decision to carry out RAF air strikes in Syria, it is important to remember the loved ones they will leave behind.

  • RAF High Wycombe's annual Christmas Fair
    Christmas kicks off at RAF High Wycombe

    It's not Christmas at RAF High Wycombe until the Christmas Fair has been held!

  • An elderly lady
    Tackling dementia head on – charities mark 30 years of support

    The RAF Benevolent Fund is delighted to announce it has awarded a grant of £20,000 to the Alzheimer's Society towards the cost of its support of the RAF family.

    Press Release

  • Colin Burgin-Plews in his big blue dress
    One man and a big blue dress!

    One runner joining the hundreds at the recent Peoples Run 2 Remember 5km events made sure he stood out from the crowd – in a big blue RAF Benevolent Fund dress.

  • Wing Commander Paul Farnes with the Hurricane
    The humble Hurricane – 80 years old

    November 1935 – the moment an iconic aircraft took to the skies for the first time – the Hawker Hurricane.

  • Members of RAf Boulmer's Airplay youth group at Alnwick Remembrance Service
    Airplay youngsters join Remembrance Parade

    For the first time ever, youngsters representing RAF Boulmer Airplay group took part in the Remembrance Day parade in Alnwick on Sunday.

  • Squadron Leader Lionel Hubert Wakeford, DFC
    I will be remembering my father on Remembrance Day

    Sqn Ldr Lionel Hubert Wakeford, DFC was only 38 when he was killed during a training exercise on in September 1953. His eldest son, David, explains how we helped the family following his father's death.

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