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Former RAF nurse shares how Telephone Friendship Groups have helped deal with the loss of her husband

After thrice being widowed, the RAF Benevolent Fund’s Telephone Friendship Groups have enabled 80-year-old Gillian Boldon to connect with other RAF veterans who have…

12 January 2023
Natasha Haward and Jacqui Thompson

Remembering RAF Family who passed away in service

Today (12th December) is the UK National Workplace Day of Remembrance and we remember all those who passed away in service.

12 December 2022
Men's Health

Get help if you need it this Men's Health Awareness Month

This month is Men's Health Awareness Month and this week also saw Stress Awareness Day and next week is International Stress Awareness Week.

4 November 2022
Warrant Officer Peter Buckley

Safer Gambling Week: Recovering RAF serviceman reveals compulsive gambling story

An RAF serviceman has revealed his battle with compulsive gambling and journey towards recovery, as Safer Gambling Week is marked.

18 October 2022
Phil Craven

"Being a Telephone Friendship Group Facilitator brightens my day and cheers my heart"

A Station Chaplain has revealed why the RAF Benevolent Fund's Telephone Friendship Groups are such an important lifeline.

3 October 2022
Telephone Friendship Groups

Telephone Friendship Groups are a lifeline to isolated members of the RAF Family

The RAF Benevolent Fund's Telephone Friendship Groups provide a lifeline to isolated members of the RAF Family.

12 August 2022