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  • RAFBF donates to Oakhaven Hospice

    Paul Hewson, regional director for the RAF Benevolent Fund, visited the Oakhaven Hospice Trust in Lymington, Hampshire on 27 April to present a donation of £7500.

  • Tim Artus – marathon man

    Tim Artus, an instructor at RAF Cranwell, set himself the goal of running the London Marathon with a 40lb backpack.

  • Graham Taylor launches new football project at Lincoln City

    Graham Taylor OBE, former England Manager, helped launch a new mental health and wellbeing scheme for ex-service men and women, Inside Right, at Lincoln City’s Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday 9th April 2011. Geoff Ware, our regional director, also attended. The RAF Benevolent Fund is helping to fund the initiative.

  • Ex-England footballer kicks off games at RAF Benson

    Former England international footballer and current England under-21 manager Stuart Pearce MBE joined personnel and their families at RAF Benson today to kick-off the use of a new games area for young people at the station.

  • RAF team nail £2500 donation

    A team of four RAF officers have won a £2,500 donation for the RAF Benevolent Fund after securing the number one qualifying position for the high octane Scottish endurance race, The Drambuie Pursuit.

  • RAF Benevolent Fund donates to Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation

    Paul Hughesdon, Director of Welfare and Policy for the RAF Benevolent Fund, visited the offices of the Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation on 11 April to present a donation of £20,000.

  • Climbing Kilimanjaro

    Jade and Peter Harrison grew up in the married quarters at RAF Brize Norton, where their dad is stationed with the RAF. This year they are setting out on the challenge of a lifetime to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. 

  • RAFBF visit RAF Wittering to inspect new family room

    Gemma Mahon, regional fundraiser for the RAF Benevolent Fund, visited RAF Wittering on 31 March to visit the new family room at RAF Wittering's Flying Start nursery.

  • RAF Benevolent Fund keeps advice going at RAF Marham

    Geoff Ware, Regional Director for the RAF Benevolent Fund, visited RAF Marham on 18 March to present a donation of £10,000 towards the Norwich and West Norfolk Citizens Advice Bureaux outreach clinic.

  • RAF heroes honoured at Edinburgh Castle

    RAF heroes of all generations came together at Edinburgh Castle on 31 March during an event held by the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.

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