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Potato Chip Rock Team

RAF Falcons team hike the Potato Chip Rock in aid of the Fund

Early this month, twelve members of the RAF Falcons team hiked to Potato Chip Rock in California. The journey was an 8-mile round trip, during which they climbed around…

21 February 2023
A Spitfire taking off

Competition winners for Spitfire flight chosen by RAF veteran

Andy Andrews, a Second World War veteran, has chosen the winners of the Daily Express’ competition for a flight in a Spitfire.

12 January 2023
Beaujolais Run

Historic Beaujolais Run raises money for Fund

Now in its 51st year, the world-famous Beaujolais Run once again travelled across France to be among the first to sample the latest Beaujolais Nouveau and raise money…

7 December 2022
Sue Weaver

Leaving a legacy to the RAF Benevolent Fund

There are many ways to support the RAF Benevolent Fund and one of those is to leave a legacy in your will.

22 November 2022
Fiona Hooper

Recycled cola bottles make up iconic Remembrance Day display fundraiser

For the second year running, Dorchester resident and daughter of retired RAF veteran Fiona Hooper, has put up an amazing display of poppies in hopes of raising money for…

Saffron Small

Granddaughter of 101 Squadron Rear Gunner: “Why I’m taking part in the Dambusters Ride 2023”

British cycling coach, Saffron Small, has started training for the Dambusters Ride in honour of her late grandfather.