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Fund supporters celebrated at annual awards ceremony

The Fund celebrated the generous work of its supporters at its annual awards ceremony last night (Thursday 21 October).

22 October 2021

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…

5 December 2020

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…

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…

4 June 2020
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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…