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A lifelong lifeline for the RAF Family

Storylines is brought to you by the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity.

We exist with the sole intention of repaying the debt we owe to those who have so valiantly served our country. For 100 years, we have faithfully supported RAF Family members through every battle they face – whether it is fought out in the field or close to home, early on in life or in their twilight years.

We are here to help. Our welfare services offer financial, practical and emotional assistance to help our RAF Family in the way that is right for them.


Help repay the debt we owe 

You can help us change lives. They did their duty and we hope you will join us to help repay the debt we owe.

If you would like to make a gift to support members of the RAF Family in need, you can do so by making an online donation or calling 020 7580 8343.

You have our absolute assurance that whatever you can spare will be very gratefully received and used wisely and with care.



Your donation can give immediate support to RAF families


A monthly gift can help support RAF families all year round



Here when we're needed 

In our centenary year we know that, sadly, there are tens of thousands more veterans and serving personnel who are struggling and desperately need our assistance but, for a variety of reasons, have not asked, or don't feel able to ask for our help. 

If you are a member of the RAF Family and need our support – or someone you know who is going through a difficult time – please do get in touch. Find out what help is available online, call 0800 169 2942 or email and a member of our Welfare Team will be happy to discuss your challenges and how we might be able to help.

Whether your problem is large or small, practical or personal, we will do our utmost to help you in whatever way we can.

How we can help


Stuart said: "I don't like asking for help, but you can't do everything on your own. The RAF Benevolent Fund have been there for my family through the hardest time. I was aware of their work but, of course, you never think you're going to need them – it's been reassuring knowing they are at the end of a phone whenever I have needed them."

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