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Youth support

  • Award for tireless support

    Every year the RAF Benevolent Fund makes an award to recognise an outstanding supporter. This year the RAFBF Poignard was awarded to Damian Pinel from RAF Community Support.

  • 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.

  • RAF commander opens new playparks for young people at High Wycombe

    Families at RAF High Wycombe enjoyed a range of special activities on 18 November to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks - state-of-the-art play areas for children and young people living on or around the station.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Northolt

    Families at RAF Northolt enjoyed a range of special activities on 26 October to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks – state-of-the-art play areas for children and young people living on or around the station.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Linton-On-Ouse

    Families at RAF Linton-On-Ouse enjoyed a range of special activities on 13 October to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks: state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the station.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Honington

    Families at RAF Honington in Suffolk, the home of the RAF Regiment, enjoyed a range of special activities at the weekend to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks: state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the station.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Shawbury

    Families at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire enjoyed a range of special activities on 13 September to celebrate the opening of its new Airplay parks – new state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the RAF station.

  • More Airplay at RAF Lossiemouth!

    Airplay is our project supporting young people on RAF stations. Sarah Riley-Evans, a community development officer at RAF Lossiemouth, tells us more.

  • New Airplay park for RAF Marham

    Gemma Mahon and Lyn Doney from the RAF Benevolent Fund’s East Midlands and East Region visited RAF Marham on 13 July, to see the new Airplay park open at Oak Avenue.

  • 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.

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