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  • £5K donation to the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Paul Hewson, who leads our south of England regional team, had a call offering a generous donation to the RAF Benevolent Fund. Paul tells us more in this blog.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Valley

    Families at RAF Valley enjoyed a range of special activities on Thursday 9 June 2011 supported by Airplay, the RAF Benevolent Fund’s £24million youth support programme.

  • RAFBF in action in Wales

    Our boss, Sir Rob Wright, has been in north Wales seeing our work with the RAF family in action. Sir Rob tells us more in this post.

  • Donation to help blind servicemen

    Blind and visually impaired ex-Servicemen and women received a major boost today thanks to a donation of £100,000 by the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Skydiving into retirement

    Paul Dixon served 46 years in the RAF and in that time never jumped out of an aircraft. So when it was time for Paul to retire, his family had some extreme plans for him. Paul tells us more in this post.

  • Riding in memory of fallen friends

    Flight Lieutenant Chris Penneck is going to undertake a gruelling challenge to raise money in memory of two fallen comrades. Chris tells his story in this blog.

  • National Family Week takes off on RAF bases across Britain

    Royal Air Force families enjoyed a wide range of organised activities this National Family Week (30 May – 5 June 2011), supported by Airplay, the RAF Benevolent Fund’s £24 million youth support programme.

  • RAF couple honeymoon in style

    Newlyweds Kerry and Richard Sawyer, both serving in the Royal Air Force, are celebrating their honeymoon – and the Royal Wedding – in style this week, thanks to the RAF's leading welfare charity.

  • RAF Motorsport charity drive

    Members of the RAF Motorsports Association (RAFMSA) joined forces with the RAF Benevolent Fund (RAFBF) at Northwood Road Safety Day on 11 May to launch a new fundraising and awareness partnership.

  • Cadet D-Day beach fundraiser for military charities

    A force of cadets will cross the English Channel on 28 May to embark on a challenge which they hope will raise over £4,000 for charity.

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