In a first for the military charity sector, the RAF Benevolent Fund has launched a new online application form to allow members of the RAF Family to access support more easily.
Sgt Bobby Menarry joined the RAF in 2010, serving as a Parachute Training Instructor (PTI). Fast forward a decade and Bobby is now a member of the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team, proud supporters of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Our Community Engagement Worker Sue Grogan shares what her typical working day under lockdown looks like and explains how her team is continuing to support vulnerable members of the RAF Family throughout the pandemic.
Airplay member Connor McLoughlin tells us what he's missing about his youth club, which is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Connor usually attends Airplay at RAF Valley.
Ex-serviceman Andrew Stevens explains how the RAF Benevolent Fund's support allowed him to manage his obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and continue his job as a key worker delivering groceries in his community through the coronavirus pandemic.
We have launched a new competition inviting the public to write a script telling a fictional story based on the Battle of Britain, in which Royal Air Force pilots bravely fought in the skies above Britain to defend our shores from Nazi invasion.
In this advice blog, Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly outlines how recent benefit changes due to COVID-19 could affect RAF veterans and personnel.
The welfare of our beneficiaries is at the centre of the Fund's response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We want to reassure anyone currently supported by the Fund, or anyone who needs our support, that we are working hard to ensure we will be able to continue to meet their needs.
Members of Airplay at RAF Leeming got stuck into a project to clean up the building they meet in recently. The youngsters joined in to work hard and make their space tidy and more appealing for all to enjoy.
This Mother's Day, we talk to Charlie Whitford, an RAF spouse who has been supported by the Fund's Thrive programme. Thrive looks at building self esteem within the dependant community, helping them to return to work. Charlie tells us the difference it's made for her.