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  • Odiham mopedathon

    Our supporters have some weird and wonderful ways of raising money for us – but riding round an airfield on a moped dressed as a whoopee cushion? Doug Fowler fills us in about the Odiham mopedathon.

  • Top five blog posts of 2011

    2011 was a busy year for the RAF Benevolent Fund and we’ve had a great response to some of our blog posts. As we enter 2012 let’s look back for a minute at the five most popular blog posts of last year.

  • Civilians v RAF charity bobsleigh challenge

    A team of very brave civilians have challenged the Royal Air Force to a two man bobsleigh race, in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund. Rosie Gibbons from our fundraising team tells us more.

  • Fundraising from Afghanistan

    Gaz Ritchie is currently deployed to Afghanistan from RAF Lossiemouth, where his young son is participating in our Airplay project. While he’s deployed, Gaz will be fundraising for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • RAFBF Christmas tree

    Graham and Jo Laurie are long time ambassadors for the RAF Benevolent Fund. This year Graham and Jo have entered a RAF Benevolent Fund themed tree in the Great Missenden Christmas Tree Festival.

  • New holiday home for RAF families

    A new home from home for RAF families was opened in Rustington, West Sussex on 8 December. Shencot House has been refurbished by the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity, as a place for serving RAF families in need of an affordable break.

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  • Afghan blog, part 3: making a difference

    In his final blog post from his recent Afghan deployment, Wing Commander Simon Ling tells us the NATO presence is making a difference to the people of Afghanistan.

  • Afghan blog, part 2: the RAF's Medical Emergency Response Team

    In his second of three blog posts from his recent Afghan deployment, Wing Commander Simon Ling tells us about the work of the RAF's Medical Emergency Response Team.

  • Afghan blog, part 1: from Kabul to Helmand

    Wing Commander Simon Ling, a long time supporter of the RAF Benevolent Fund, has just completed a six month Afghan deployment as part of a tri-service logistics team. In the first of three blogs, Simon reveals his impressions of Afghanistan.

  • Airplay drawing competition

    Growing up on an RAF base isn't always easy. They are mostly in isolated locations and one of your parents will often be away on deployment or training. That’s why we’ve set up Airplay, our programme to support RAF families and young people.

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