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RAF Swanwick

RAF Swanwick is one of many RAF stations where we support serving members of the RAF Family, this includes our Airplay programme.

£1,500

Total amount spent on serving personnel and family members at RAF Swanwick in 2018

Free Headspace membership

The Fund offers RAF serving personnel a free membership to the mindfulness app Headspace.
Do you want to feel happier day-to-day, improve your focus and cope better with life's stresses?

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INDIVIDUALS

 

£1,000

  • For 2 grants
  • Support with housing
  • Immediate grants of up to £500 to assist in an emergency
  • Assistance if an individual is injured

 

LISTENING & COUNSELLING

 

£25,540

  • Spent on providing confidential emotional support service to the Royal Air Force

 

Youth Support programme

We developed Airplay in consultation with the RAF after a survey found that
keeping young people safely occupied was a big concern for RAF families.

Learn more

OTHER INITIATIVES

 

£500

  • For grants and miscellaneous costs
  • Grants to Citizens Advice Bureau on or near station
  • Funding for initiatives on station

RELATE

 

£111,385

  • For Relate support generally
  • Free counselling sessions for individuals, couples and families

Find out more about Relate relationship support

Do you have any questions about our services?

Whether the need is financial, emotional, or assistance with childcare and youth support,
we might be able to help alleviate the pressures on serving RAF personnel.

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NEWS & BLOGS

Browse through our latest news and blogs
for stories on the RAF Family, our supporters
and the work that we do across all RAF stations.

RAF Benevolent Fund Awards 2019

We celebrated the Fund's generous supporters at our annual awards ceremony held in London.

SEE THE WINNERS

RAF Brize Norton pilot wins national charity award for fundraising efforts

RAF pilot Flight Lieutenant Tom Mountney has won the RAF Benevolent Fund’s Above and Beyond title at the charity’s eighth annual awards.  

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RAF charity receives £158K for COVID-19 response services

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has granted £158,500 for three months' of COVID-19 support for the RAF Family. The grant, awarded to the RAF Benevolent Fund, will help provide welfare services in support of serving and retired RAF personnel and their families.

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The RAF Benevolent Fund offers a range of services to former and current members of the RAF, their partners and dependent children (under 18).

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