Menu Donate Request our help

Helpline: 0800 169 2942

Latest news and blogs

  • Michelle Turner and Michelle Partington
    "Invictus is a family, my family"

    This weekend, more than 550 wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women from all over the world will take part in the third Invictus Games, held in Toronto. The Games harness the power of sport to inspire recovery and support rehabilitation. But for many, like former Sergeant Michelle Turner, they represent much more than sport alone.

  • The Tempest family
    "It means the world to us to go away as a family"

    "We came back relaxed from our holiday – that doesn't usually happen and it's all thanks to the RAF Disabled Holiday Trust."

  • Doug Radcliffe MBE
    Tributes paid to Bomber Command veteran Doug Radcliffe MBE

    The RAF Benevolent Fund is saddened to hear of the death of Doug Radcliffe MBE, who helped to build a lasting tribute to the sacrifice of his comrades, the Bomber Command Memorial.

  • RAF personnel unload aid for Hurricane Irma victims
    Helping those who help others

    As hundreds of RAF servicemen and women fly out to help the islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, the RAF Benevolent Fund stands ready to help their families left behind.

  • George Cross awarded to the island of Malta
    George Cross awarded to the island of Malta

    Malta is also known as the George Cross Island, holding the distinction of being the only entire population to receive the bravery award. 

  • RAF veteran Roger Gard
    Helping veterans access their eligible benefits

    The RAF Benevolent Fund today revealed it has helped more than 1,000 people access £1.5million in unclaimed benefits after identifying that a large number of veterans were not receiving what they were entitled to.

    Press Release

  • Danni Hamilton
    A hassle-free way to support the RAF Benevolent Fund

    This Remember A Charity Week, Danni Hamilton explains how she got her Will written for free, when she updated it to leave a gift to the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Bombed street in Malta
    "By the time we arrived the island had suffered massively and was practically on its knees"

    During the Siege of Malta, the island had been at the mercy of the German and Italian bombers until Allied ships and aircraft arrived to reinforce their defences.

  • RAF Benson Families Day 2017
    Summer of support for RAF families

    From RAF Benson to RAF Wyton, the RAF Benevolent Fund has spent almost £50,000 in its second year of support for station families' days.

  • Enemy raid over Malta
    Dogfight over Malta

    When Malta came under attack midway through the Second World War, the battle to protect it was waged in the skies.

0800 169 2942

Sign up to receive the RAFBF e-newsletter