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  • Wacky Races participants at the test centre
    Pilots compete for the BAE Systems Wacky Races Trophy

    Last month, BAE Systems Military Air & Information held their traditional Wacky Races competition, raising £90 for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Alan & Ella Morgan
    Top 10 blogs of 2016

    We had lots of great blogs on our website in 2016. Find out which ones were in our top 10.

  • Ian, Graeme and Roger at their Norway training camp
    Epic South Pole trek aims to raise £25,000

    Businessmen Ian Langley, Graeme Shankland and Roger Wood are hoping to raise £25,000 for charity in January by embarking on an epic 150 kilometre trek to the South Pole.

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  • The Sharrock family
    Spending Christmas away from loved ones

    Squadron Leader Matt Sharrock is just one of many RAF personnel who'll be spending Christmas away from their families.

  • St Clements Danes Church
    Carols ring out at St Clement Danes

    On Sunday 11 December, hundreds of guests enjoyed an unforgettable festive afternoon at the Royal Air Force Central Church, celebrating the spirit of Christmas for the RAF Benevolent Fund’s Carol Service.

  • Wroxham and Hoverton Cheque Presentation
    Wroxham & Hoveton Lions Club raise £1500

    In December, Regional Director Mark Quinn attended the Wroxham & Hoveton Lions Club Christmas meeting, receiving a cheque for £1500.

  • 502 Squadron (Ulster) present cheque to Mike Neville
    502 (Ulster) Squadron present cheque to the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Recently, 502 (Ulster) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force welcomed Mike Neville to their base at Aldergrove Flying Station to present a cheque following their hearty fundraising efforts.

  • RAFBF fundraiser Kelvin Hirst and team
    Epic Scotland charity challenge back for 2017

    Following the success of this year's Cairngorm to Coast challenge which raised over £9000, Team RAFBF Lossiemouth is proud to announce that the daring event will be back for a third year running.

  • Sam Lavender posing with his scooter
    "The best present I've ever had!"

    When RAF veteran Stanley Lavender suffered a stroke in 2014, he lost his independence. Now, he's encouraging others like him to ask for help should they find themselves in need.

  • Beneficiaries and supporters of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund in Edinburgh.
    Engaging our supporters in Scotland

    Debbie Hunter, Director of the RAF Benevolent Fund for Scotland and Northern Ireland, was delighted to welcome a number of the Fund's supporters and friends to a reception at Learmonth Terrace, the home of 603 Squadron in Edinburgh.

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