The RAF Benevolent Fund gets no government funding, so we rely on the generosity of the great British public. A great example of this generosity in action is the fantastic fundraising by the air cadets from 2211 (Bracknell) ATC Squadron.
Last year, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the RAF Benevolent Fund ran an online campaign called the 1940 Chronicle. We're really pleased to let you know that the 1940 Chronicle has won an award – the PR Week award for best in digital and social media.
Families at RAF Linton-On-Ouse enjoyed a range of special activities on 13 October to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks: state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the station.
We're not just there for RAF personnel, we support their children and families as well. Georgia, the daughter of a squadron leader at RAF Odiham, is profoundly deaf, so we stepped in to help. Paul Hewson, our Regional Director, tells us more.
Last week a group of new staff from our London office had the privilege of visiting Princess Marina House, our flagship welfare break centre on the south coast. Glyn Llewellyn, from our welfare team, fills us in.
Medical personnel from all three armed services stationed at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan are raising money for charity by running, cycling and rowing back to Blighty.
Leading leather-goods company Pemberton & Milner has teamed up with jeweller Garrard to create Military Monopoly, an exquisite deluxe leather and silver version of the old family favourite.
Marshall Group is a very successful family run business, comprising of four companies – motor retails, land systems, executive travel, and aerospace. Marshall Group has been a fantastic supporter of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund for a long time.
The RAF Benevolent Fund is committed to supporting members of the RAF family in need. We provide a lot of services ourselves, and we also fund specialist services through our partner charities. Combat Stress is one of those charities.
Families at RAF Honington in Suffolk, the home of the RAF Regiment, enjoyed a range of special activities at the weekend to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks: state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the station.