The RAF Disabled Holiday Trust, managed by the RAF Benevolent Fund, exists to ensure RAF veterans can enjoy a holiday, free from the worry of whether accommodation is accessible or not. In this guest blog, we hear from John Allen who recently visited Tigh Mor in Scotland with his wife Vivian.
A bottle of 34-year-old rare whisky is being auctioned in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund, thanks to the result of a charity squash match.
Homeless RAF veterans in the London area and beyond will benefit from a £70,000 grant made to support Veterans Aid, helping ex-service personnel in crisis.
Three accessible bedrooms for members and guests with accessibility requirements have recently been renovated at the Victory Services Club. This work was very largely funded thanks to a £56,000 grant from the RAF Benevolent Fund.
On Sunday 29 July, 40 cyclists conquered the summer's toughest challenge on two wheels, Prudential Ride London-Surrey, all for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Former RAF Regiment Gunner Stuart Robinson prepares to do battle for his country again – this time on the rugby pitch as part of a strong Great Britain squad competing in the Wheelchair Rugby World Cup in Australia. In this guest blog Stuart, also an RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador, tells us about the squad's preparations.
The RAF Benevolent Fund has recently awarded a grant of £250,000 to Combat Stress in recognition of the vital work it does to help veterans with mental health problems. This brings the total awarded to Combat Stress to £2.1 million since 2014.
Airplay youngster Tia Carter had the time of her life earlier this month when she was invited to perform the Wimbledon Ladies’ Final Coin Toss, by the Wimbledon Foundation. In this guest blog, Tia gives us the lowdown on her unforgettable day.
For one family, the Royal Air Force's centenary isn't just a national celebration – it's a very personal one. For them, 1 April 1918 marked the beginning of four generations of service.
At midnight on 23 July 1918, 2nd Lieutenant Jock Tullis of the Royal Flying Corps tunneled out of and escaped the prisoner of war camp of Holzminden, Germany. Now, 100 years on, in the Royal Air Force's centenary year, Jock's great-grandson James Dean and his father Paul, are recreating the Great Escape by running the very same route taken from Germany to Losser in the Netherlands.