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  • Fundraising reaches new heights as RAF chef scales Inca Trail

    Richy Hartley isn't afraid of a challenge. As an RAF chef, he cooked up to 800 lunches a day for servicemen and women in Afghanistan. But he conquered a new challenge this month to aid the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund: a sponsored trek of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Richy's adventure began on 26 April.

  • East Renfrewshire MP takes on marathon for charity

    East Renfrewshire MP Jim Murphy, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, has been clocking up hundreds of miles running around his constituency whilst preparing to run the Edinburgh marathon for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.

  • RAF Benevolent Fund picks up £100,000 at special Edinburgh Castle Ceremony

    Last night the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund hosted a special event in the Great Hall of Edinburgh Castle. Prior to a moving Beat Retreat ceremony, performed by Royal Air Force Leuchars Pipes and Drums, the leading RAF welfare charity received cheques totalling over £100,000 from RAF Leuchars and Douglas Laing & Co.

  • Former RAF airman to showcase garden at RHS Malvern in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Former RAF Senior Aircraftsman Martyn Wilson is one of four amateur garden designers who have been selected to create a centrepiece show garden at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

  • Solihull volunteer honoured for service to veterans

    Back in the early days of his active duty in the RAF, Derek Tilford of Solihull, as a junior officer, was responsible for writing reports requesting assistance from service charities for the airmen under his command.

  • Cosford youth worker honoured for service to RAF children

    Tom Cavalot, from Shrewsbury, picked up an award for his dedication to youth support at RAF Cosford at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund's Award ceremony in London yesterday evening.

  • RAF Marham fundraising group win top award

    A small team of dedicated fundraisers from RAF Marham won the 'Volunteer Fundraising Team of the Year' award from the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund yesterday evening.

  • RAF Brize Norton honoured as Station of the Year

    Representatives from RAF Brize Norton picked up the coveted Wilkinson Sword yesterday evening after winning 'Station of the Year' at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Awards for their extraordinary fundraising efforts. The sword was presented by Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford.

  • RAF Rugby Sevens 'The Spitfires' win award

    The RAF Spitfires Rugby 7s Team were recognised this evening for their support of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, winning the award for Best Cause-Related Marketing.

  • Prolinx Ltd wins Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Award

    Prolinx Ltd, an Oxfordshire-based IT secure solutions and services provider, was honoured with the Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the annual Royal Air Force Benevolent Funds Awards evening yesterday.

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