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Katy Albone far right with other volunteers

Fund team member takes on Great North Run fundraising challenge

The RAF Benevolent Fund’s very own member of staff took on the world’s biggest half marathon, the Great North Run which took place on 10 September 2023.

Colin Bell sponsored walk

WW2 Mosquito Bomber Pilot, 102, takes on extraordinary challenge for Fund

Former Flight Lieutenant Colin Bell (DFC AE FRICS), 102, is taking part in an extraordinary fundraising challenge to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund, London’s…

1 September 2023
Tour De Bases

Duo take on huge cycling challenge for charities

A duo from Lincoln have undertaken a tremendous cycling challenge to raise money for three charities close to their hearts – Cancer Research UK, SSAFA and the RAF…

RAF Central Band performing on stage

Central Band of the RAF to perform special concert to support the Fund

On Sunday 10 September, the Central Band of the Royal Air Force will perform a special concert at the Alban Arena in St. Albans to support the RAF Benevolent Fund.

14 August 2023
Troops in front of Hercules plane

RAF personnel and Fund supporters take on challenge to commemorate the beloved C-130 Hercules

To commemorate the closure of No. 47 Squadron, home of the beloved C-130 Hercules, members of the squadron and fellow supporters are taking part in a 130-mile challenge…

Richard in Spitfire mid-air

Competition winners take flight in Spitfire at Biggin Hill

Two competition winners took flight in a Spitfire after entering the Daily Express charity contest on behalf of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

31 July 2023