Menu Donate Request our help

Helpline: 0800 169 2942

Latest news and blogs

  • Marshall Group – supporting the RAF Benevolent Fund

    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.

  • Working with Combat Stress

    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.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Honington

    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.

  • In Afghanistan on Battle of Britain Day

    Alex Ford is an RAF sergeant who is currently deployed on the Afghan frontline, and has been blogging about his experiences in the field. Today, to mark Battle of Britain Day, Alex has written this guest blog from Afghanistan.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Shawbury

    Families at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire enjoyed a range of special activities on 13 September to celebrate the opening of its new Airplay parks – new state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the RAF station.

  • Afghan hero tells his story

    Duncan Slater, a sergeant in the RAF Regiment, lost both legs in a bomb blast in Afghanistan. Duncan wanted to do something to support the RAF Benevolent Fund, so he decided to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats.

  • Climbing mountains for the RAF family

    Jade and Peter Harrison grew up in the married quarters in RAF Brize Norton, where their dad is stationed with the RAF. This year they completed an amazing challenge to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Relentless Ride

    A team of eight RAF personnel based at RAF High Wycombe have set off on an epic cycling challenge from Land’s End to John O'Groats to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Spitfire in a bog – message from the family

    If you've been following our blog you’ll already have heard about the Spitfire found in a bog in Ireland. Johnny McNee, a long time supporter of the RAF Benevolent Fund, got permission to excavate the site and recover the Spitfire.

  • Eurodash challenge

    A team of ten cyclists from RAF Northolt are going to cycle 1,400 miles from Bari in Italy to London in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

0800 169 2942

Sign up to receive the RAFBF e-newsletter