RAF Benevolent Fund

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The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund (RAF Benevolent Fund or RAFBF) is the Royal Air Force's leading welfare charity, providing financial, practical and emotional support to serving and former members of the RAF – regardless of rank – as well as their partners and dependents.

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RAF Benevolent Fund
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
Established1919; 104 years ago (1919)
FounderHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
Legal statusCharity
Chris Elliot
Patron president
The Duke of Kent[1]

They help members of the RAF family deal with a wide range of issues: from childcare and relationship difficulties to injury and disability, and from financial hardship and debt to illness and bereavement. Any member of the RAF family can approach the fund for help, which includes serving and former members of the RAF, their partners and dependents.[2]