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  • A wonderful Waddington Air Show

    This year the RAF Benevolent Fund was once again at the Waddington Air Show for two days of thrilling air displays. In this guest blog, our Regional Fundraiser Gemma Mahon tells us more about it.

  • Mike sets his sights on Invictus Games

    The Invictus Games comes to London this September, giving injured servicemen and women from all over the world an opportunity to compete in nine sports including athletics, archery, road cycling and powerlifting. Former SAC Mike Goody, who was supported by the RAF Benevolent Fund after he was injured in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, hopes to go for Gold in the swimming competition for Team GB. He tells us more.

  • Team's Ben Nevis trek

    Last month a group of 31 supporters climbed Ben Nevis to raise money for our work. In this guest blog, Team RAFBF Lossiemouth member Karen Cox, who supported the group in their fundraising efforts, tells us more about it.

  • Charity shoot raises £5,000 for our work

    Earlier this month an inter-livery rifle shooting competition was held to raise money for our work. Colin Sach from the Worshipful Company of Bakers took part in the event and tells us more about it.

  • Parliamentarians focus on serving airmen

    Parliamentarians, including Rory Stewart, Chair of the Defence Select Committee and Mark Francois, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, and serving RAF personnel on Monday attended the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund's annual parliamentary reception in the State Rooms of the Speaker's House in Westminster.

    Press Release

  • My wheelchair push challenge for the RAF Benevolent Fund

    RAF Benevolent Fund supporter and former RAF Regiment Gunner Sean Allerton has entered the next phase of his epic wheelchair push challenge which sees him visiting RAF stations and military buildings across the UK. 

  • Fundraising dinner honours the RAF's role in D-Day

    Over 250 guests joined WWII veterans at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund fundraising dinner marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day and honoured the airmen who served in the momentous invasion.

    Press Release

  • RAF Reservist's Fan Dance Challenge for the RAF Benevolent Fund

    RAF Reservist Richard Poile is preparing to tackle the gruelling Fan Dance Challenge to raise funds for our work. 

  • RAFBF supporter attempts Guinness World Record

    The RAF Benevolent Fund is very excited about a record-breaking challenge that supporter Ben Constable is planning to do later on in the year. Ben tells us more about his challenge in this guest blog.

  • What Father's Day means to me

    This Father's Day we're celebrating RAF dads. Fire Support Group Section Commander Stuart Robinson is a dad of three and in this guest blog he tells us what Father's Day means to him.

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