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Shortlist announced for 2022 RAF Benevolent Fund Awards

The RAF Benevolent Fund has announced the shortlist of nominees for its annual awards, which will take place in June.

8 April 2022
Wing Commander Paula Willmot

RAF Northolt officer sets her sights on the Dambusters Ride

An RAF officer based at RAF Northolt will soon be taking part in the Dambusters Ride. The event consists of two elements: a Virtual Ride on the weekend of 7-8 May, and a…

7 April 2022
Veteran Sarah

RAF Benevolent Fund awards £15K to support veterans with health conditions into employment

The RAF Benevolent Fund has awarded a grant of £15,000 to The Poppy Factory, a charity that supports veterans with health conditions into employment.

6 April 2022
Amileigh and John discussed their love for gardening and how it helps with their mental health

"Gardening provides me with an escape from the real world"

Keen gardener Amileigh Salt, based at RAF Leeming, met garden designer of the RHS Chelsea RAF Benevolent Fund Garden, John Everiss, at the station’s Polytunnels. They…

4 April 2022
Bridlington bungalow

Funds raised by The April Fools Club support welfare breaks for RAF families

The RAF Benevolent Fund recently purchased a property that members of the RAF Family can now book for welfare breaks. This wouldn't have been possible without the…

VR Group staff with UK Community Fundraising Manager Michelle Jeffcott

RAF Benevolent Fund named as VR Group's Charity of the Year

The RAF Benevolent Fund has been named as the VR Group's Charity of the Year for 2022. The VR Group is an Armed Forces-friendly employer providing Recruitment, Transport…