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    Why I volunteer – by Telephone Friendship Group facilitator Jo Terrey

    This International Volunteer Day we spoke to Jo Terrey who shared why she volunteers and how as well as helping others it’s also helping her. This International Volunteer Day we spoke to Jo Terrey who shared why she volunteers and how as well as helping others it’s also helping her.

  • BUAS
    Bristol University Air Squadron wins national charity award

    Students from Bristol University Air Squadron (BUAS) have won the Royal Air Force Air Cadets/University Air Squadron of the Year title of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s annual awards. 

  • Red Arrows Volunteers' Week
    The Red Arrows join us for Volunteers' Week

    Longstanding friends of the Fund, the Red Arrows, have been helping us keep in touch with lonely and isolated veterans. Whilst Cpl Dan Sargent joined our Telephone Friendship Groups, Cpl Ollie Kirk has been regularly calling veteran Reg Lawrence.

  • Alison Moody Volunteers Week
    Volunteer in the spotlight

    Kicking off the start of volunteers' week, we wanted to thank each and every one of our invaluable volunteers and supporters, who help make the RAF Benevolent Fund a charity that stands for the entire RAF Family.

  • Dennis Goodwin
    "Dennis' unstinting work made life easier for so many"

    The RAF Benevolent Fund would like to add its tributes to the many which have been paid to World War One Veteran's Association founder Dennis Goodwin.

  • We're working with Cruse Bereavement Care
    Being a volunteer bereavement counsellor

    As we continue to celebrate National Volunteers' Week, we're working with other charity partners to deliver support to RAF veterans and serving personnel. Next month we're launching a new bereavement programme in partnership with Cruse Bereavement Care.

  • Jonny McNee
    Celebrating our brilliant volunteers

    This Volunteers' Week, our supporters across the UK will be continuing their incredible efforts to raise awareness of the RAF Benevolent Fund and the work that we do. Jonny McNee is one such supporter, who has been volunteering for us for six years.

  • Adam Bruerton receives his MBE
    It's an MBE for a Northolt Youth Volunteer

    It was New Year unlike any other for Senior Aircraftman Adam Bruerton, who was named an MBE recipient in the New Year Honour List 2015 for his work with RAF Northolt youth. 

  • 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.

  • RAF Benson personnel dig for RAF families

    A team of serving RAF volunteers from 230 Squadron, stationed at RAF Benson, spent a day in Sussex on 20 June, helping to clear the garden of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s new short break cottage in Rustington.

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