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  • Eirlys Greenough Trek Volcanoes_thumb
    Fundraiser to climb three volcanoes in five days to pay tribute to her family

    Fundraiser Eirlys Greenough will scale three European volcanoes in just a week to pay tribute to her family and support the RAF Benevolent Fund.

    Press Release

  • Princess Marina-House Team
    Princess Marina House hits the top 20

    Princess Marina House has been named among the top 20 care homes in South East England for 2019. The RAF Benevolent Fund's care and respite centre on the South Coast has received the accolade for the third year running.

  • Adopt a Tree RAF Marham.jpg
    RAF Marham turns over a new leaf for Fund's centenary

    RAF Marham has branched out to mark the RAF Benevolent Fund's centenary in a rather green-fingered way, planting 525 trees in an eco-area on station. 

  • Mike Goody
    Mike Goody's starring role!

    You may have spotted a face you recognise if you're a fan of BBC2's MotherFatherSon – RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador Mike Goody!

  • Darren Mitchell London Marathon_thumb
    RAF serviceman runs for welfare charity in the London Marathon

    Royal Air Force runner Darren Mitchell will join thousands of others pounding the streets of the capital for the 2019 London Marathon later this month, in support of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.

    Press Release

  • Bob Greig George Wood Rob Bugden Centenary Event
    Fund Ambassadors share their experiences with supporters

    Supporters of the RAF Benevolent Fund heard first-hand how their contributions will enable the Fund to fulfil its ambitious centenary campaign, at an event at the Churchill War Rooms in London, recently.

  • Spitfire 7s with Mike Goody
    RAF Spitfire 7s take on epic cycle from Poland to Kent

    Five members of the RAF Spitfire 7s committee switched scrums for saddles to cycle from Poland to Kent to mark the 75th anniversary of the Great Escape.

  • Matt Neve Zoe and HRH Prince Harry
    Big Curry Lunch raises £2 million for service charities

    The annual Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch has now raised over £2M during its twelve-year history. The event, which is organised by ABF The Soldiers' Charity, supports members of Her Majesty's Armed Forces who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • A man
    RAF Benevolent Fund supports vulnerable RAF veterans

    A grant of £4,500 from the RAF Benevolent Fund will enable the SkillForce Veterans' Support Programme to provide practical support to former RAF personnel whose transition to civilian life has not been successful and who have ended up at risk of being in police custody.

  • The winners of our RAFBF Awards 2018
    Shortlist announced for 2019 RAF Benevolent Fund Awards

    The RAF Benevolent Fund has announced the shortlisted nominees for our seventh annual awards. The winners of nine award categories will be revealed at a special ceremony, in London on June 27.

    Press Release

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