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Carrianne's family and friends gathered in hi-vis

Family take on sponsored walk in honour of RAF daughter’s memory

On 10 February, members of the RAF Family completed a sponsored walk to honour the memory of Flight Sergeant Carrianne Franks and raise money for the Fund.

14 February 2024
Meeting the needs research

Meeting the Needs Research: RAF Benevolent Fund and Greenwich Hospital

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund and Greenwich Hospital are undertaking a joint and large-scale research project to understand the scope of support required to meet…


RAF Benevolent Fund to launch LGBTQ+ Telephone Friendship Groups

The RAF Benevolent Fund is pleased to announce it is launching a new Telephone Friendship Group aimed at LGBTQ+ veterans in the RAF.

April Fools Club members in jackets and hats smiling in front of winter trees

April Fools Club members take on Falklands trek for Fund

On 5 February 2024, five members of the April Fools Club will be taking on a four-day trek across the Falkland Islands to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

30 January 2024
Nigel and Tom standing in front of P-8 Poseidon at Lossiemouth

RAF father and son duo take on Mount Kilimanjaro trek for Fund

On 17 January, father and son duo will take on an eight-day trek to Mount Kilimanjaro with a goal to reach the summit to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

8 January 2024
Airplay children on Brize residential break

Exolum award £35k grant to support Airplay and youth programmes at Brize Norton

In 2023, Exolum International UK, a corporate partner of the RAF Benevolent Fund, donated £35,000 towards the Fund’s Station Grants programme, to support Airplay and…

20 December 2023