For some teenagers, videogames, social media and hanging out with friends are how they spend their free time. But for 17-year-old Charlie, he challenged himself to running 100km to mark 100 years of the RAF.
In the latest edition of our advice blog, our Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly explains about the new benefit calculator on our website.
This week the RAF Benevolent Fund were honoured to join RAF veterans, including World War Two veteran Jan Black, and serving personnel for the premiere of the new film, Hurricane in London's Leicester Square.
Thales UK has been a trusted partner of the UK Armed Forces for 130 years. Their 103-year relationship with the RAF was reinforced when the company presented a £10,000 cheque to the RAF Benevolent Fund.
As a new film, Hurricane, which goes on UK release on 7 September, tells the tale of the bravery of the Polish Fighter Squadrons, we take a look at how the gallantry of these young men proved invaluable during the Second World War.
All at the RAF Benevolent Fund are saddened to hear of the passing of Sir Adrian Swire, a former Chairman of the Fund, and unstinting supporter of our work.
RAF Benevolent Fund Regional Director (Central/North England and Wales) Mark Quinn served in the Royal Air Force for 25 years following in the footsteps of his granddad who also served. Mark shares with us his most memorable moment which led him to discover a lot more about his grandfather's RAF service.
The Red Bull Air Race is taking place this weekend where supporters of the RAF Benevolent Fund, the Blades Racing Team will make their competitive Russian debut. Pilot Ben Murphy talks about the team's World Championship campaign so far, and what they are targeting for the future.
Recently more than 100 Airplay members got together to attend the first-ever Airfest at RAF Cosford. Five teenagers Bailey, Ella, Josh, Libby and TJ who travelled from RAF Lossiemouth share with us their impressions of the event.
"A great event" and "I hope it's on next year" were just some of the glowing reviews from more than 100 young people who descended on RAF Cosford earlier this month for the very first Airfest.