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Jesse in uniform left, with husband after race holding medals on right

“The opportunity to retrain has allowed me to regain control of my own life”

When ex-RAF servicewoman Jesse needed to take her career in a new direction due to lasting damage from a leg injury, the RAF Benevolent Fund stepped in to support her…

26 March 2024
Yvonne standing with walker in front of brown fence

“The support from the Fund has given me my spark back”

After a spinal tumour left her with limited mobility, RAF veteran Yvonne felt like a prisoner in her own home. Thanks to the Fund’s support, Yvonne has had access to…

7 March 2024
Elizabeth older on right wearing graduation gown and holding flowers, on left in uniform in the snow

“I’m so grateful for the RAF Benevolent Fund repairing my house while I underwent cancer treatment”

RAF veteran Elizabeth was struggling with the coldness of her home whilst recovering from cancer treatment. Thankfully, the Fund stepped in to provide the necessary home…

27 February 2024
Caroline and Roger Davidson in photo on left and on right family photo sitting on rock on the beach

“The Fund were like angels that came knocking on my door”

When Caroline lost her husband 25 years ago, her world fell apart overnight. But thanks to the support of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s Community Engagement Worker’s over…

20 February 2024
Family photo wearing life jackets on an activity day out

“Our adapted home is life-changing for us all – the extent of the Fund’s support has been incredible”

Flight Lieutenant Graeme Ritchie and wife Bianca turned to the Fund for financial assistance to help build their forever home, to meet the complex needs of their 10-year…

16 January 2024
Glen smiling in wheelchair in garden sun shining

“It was hard for me to stay home all the time – the Fund has helped me to do what I love most”

We spoke to Glen Tallett about how the ongoing support from the Fund has not only helped him with his physical needs but has helped to improve his mental health and…

9 January 2024