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Christmas

  • Howard Battson
    A friendly voice at the end of the phone on Christmas Eve

    When 95-year-old Howard Battson's wife passed away two years ago, Howard's world was turned upside down. The Fund is proud to stand side-by-side with Howard and other RAF veterans in a bid to help combat social isolation and loneliness this Christmas and beyond.

  • Couples hands
    "We're looking forward to a true family Christmas"

    As an RAF wife I've had to get used to my husband going away on deployment but this time, his first since our children were born, brought with it a whole new set of challenges I hadn't experienced before and wasn't well prepared for.

  • Gwladys Anderson and her husband
    Keeping Gwladys warm this winter

    When 95-year-old Gwladys Anderson's boiler broke down just before Christmas 2016, festivities at the old stone house in Crail, Fife, were all but over.

  • The Sharrock family
    Spending Christmas away from loved ones

    Squadron Leader Matt Sharrock is just one of many RAF personnel who'll be spending Christmas away from their families.

  • Christmas abroad for the RAF
    Christmas means a decorated palm tree for personnel overseas!

    For RAF personnel any time overseas means difficult time away from loved ones – even more so at Christmastime.

  • Christmas at Princess Marina House
    Christmas at Princess Marina House

    The stockings are hung, the presents are wrapped and the turkey is ready for the oven. Christmas at Princess Marina House has arrived and it's always special

  • The Robinsons
    Celebrating Christmas in our new home

    Stuart and Amy Robinson, who have been supported by the RAF Benevolent Fund, will be spending their first Christmas in their new home with their six-year-old son George and new baby Amelia.

  • Six-year-old fundraiser Harry Orme
    Six-year-old Harry is a Christmas star!

    Harry Orme, from Coddington, is so determined to fundraise for the RAF Benevolent Fund he's hosting his own Christmas concert!

  • Thank you for supporting 1914 – The Carol of Christmas

    With Christmas just a few days away, we have been overwhelmed by the massive support for our very first Christmas single 1914 The Carol of Christmas. Stephen Fry, Sir Cliff Richard, Bear Grylls, Boris Johnson and a host of other celebrities have been tweeting about it to their army of followers.

  • No.10 receives 1914 - The Carol of Christmas

    Prime Minister David Cameron received an early Christmas present from the RAF Benevolent Fund today when we delivered a copy of our Christmas single to him and wife Samantha.

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