RAF Benevolent Fund
01/19/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
We're looking for your RAF Valentine's stories for a Valentine's Day feature we'll be including on our website next month. Did you meet your partner at your RAF station? Or maybe your partner proposed to you on Valentine's Day or Valentine's was the day you got married. Will your partner be away this Valentine's? Let us know your story by emailing stories@rafbf.org.uk
RAF Benevolent Fund
yesterday at 17:54. Facebook
Yesterday our respite home on the South Coast, Princess Marina House, played host to a very special birthday party as Britain's oldest Olympian & Bomber Command pilot, Bill Lucas, celebrated his 100th birthday. Bill was joined by other RAF veterans, as well as members from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and the Officer Commanding XV(R) Squadron at RAF Lossiemouth. Read our blog...
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RAF Benevolent Fund
01/17/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
You can help give a veteran a hot meal and company with friends at one of our lunch clubs by supporting our Winter Appeal. Please support us today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
RAF Benevolent Fund
01/16/2017 at 13:01. Facebook
Looking for a seaside break with the family this year? Why not book a stay at one of our seaside apartments on the South Coast, a perfect home from home for RAF families. Visit our website to book your stay and take a tour around our apartments Jesters Court and Harlequin House in our image gallery. [ Bit.ly Link ]
RAF Benevolent Fund
01/14/2017 at 13:01. Facebook
Calling all cyclists! We have places available for Nightrider, London, a brilliant moonlit cycle ride passing London's iconic landmarks from 10-11 June. This event is open to people of all fitness levels. Find out more and how to register: [ Bit.ly Link ]
RAF Benevolent Fund
01/13/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Today is your last day to submit your nominations for the RAFBF Awards 2017. Categories include RAF Station of the Year, Fundraising Team of the Year and our coveted Above & Beyond award. Submit your nominations here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
RAF Benevolent Fund
01/12/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
Did your RAF grandfather or uncle take part in the evacuation of Dunkirk (codenamed Operation Dynamo) during WWII? We would love to hear his story. Please get in touch by emailing stories@rafbf.org.uk.

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Last month, BAE Systems Military Air & Information held their traditional Wacky Races competition, raising Β£90 for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Read the full story here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Telegraph's tribute to Squadron Leader Tom Long who has died aged 97.

Squadron Leader Tom Long – obituary

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Good luck to our Antarctic fundraisers Ian, Graeme and Roger who are due to reach the South Pole marker today as part of their epic 150 kilometre trek for charity. Read their story here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Calling all publicans!

You and your customers can be part of a great event, have fun, and raise money to support RAF veterans at the same time – just by having a Great British Sunday Lunch.

Get in touch by emailing sundaylunch@rafbf.org.uk or using #GBSL17 and we'll come back to ou with more information.

You can find out more about the Great British Sunday Lunch on our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Show your support for the RAF Benevolent Fund with our charity wristband, only Β£1.99. Buy it today from our online shop. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Play the weekly RAFBF Lottery for a chance to win up to Β£10,000. What's more, each time you play, you'll be supporting our work at the same time. Sign up to play now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
You still have time to get your nominations to us for the RAFBF Awards 2017. Categories you can nominate in include RAF Station of the Year, Air Training Corps Squadron of the Year and Fundraising Team of the Year. Submit your nominations here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Whether it is dealing with major life events, adapting to changes in circumstances, or paying for unexpected expenses, you can turn to the RAF Benevolent Fund when you need us. Find out about the financial support we offer to members of the RAF family. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Keep up to date with our latest news, events, campaigns and competitions in 2017 by subscribing to our e-newsletter. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Need a reason to get fit this year? Why not take part in a challenge event to support our work? There's a range of events you can enter from marathons to cycle rides and overseas challenges. Find the event for you today by visiting our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy New Year from everyone at the RAF Benevolent Fund. Wishing you a great 2017!
In December we featured a blog about Stanley Lavender (known to his friends as Sam) who was left housebound after suffering a stroke in 2014. We were able to provide Sam with a mobility scooter enabling him to regain his independence and visit his friends. Read the blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In November RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Maria Gordon faced her fear of heights to climb London's O2 arena in memory of her late father, Graham Handley, and in a blog she told us all about the challenge and why she wanted to support our charity. [ Bit.ly Link ]