Railway Benefit Fund

Railway Family Week

Support Railway Family Week from 22 - 28 April and help to raise much needed funds for the RBF. Your donations and fundraising make a real impact on the lives of railway people and their families across the UK.
£7,411
raised of £20,000 target
RCN 206312

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This year is the fourth annual Railway Family Week, taking place between 22 - 28 April.

Founded in 2021 as a result of the pandemic, Railway Family Week is a celebration of the railway industry and all those who are part of it. From passenger, freight, infrastructure, supply chain and ancillary services; the 240,000 people working in the industry are part of the ‘railway family’ and keep the country moving day in, day out.

The aim of the event is to raise vital funds for the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF), a charity that supports current, former and retired railway staff and their families across the UK. Founded in 1858, the charity has seen demand for its services nearly triple in the past five years.

Your donations and fundraising make a real impact on the lives of railway people across the UK.

How you can support Railway Family Week

Station to Station Challenge - sign your team up for the challenge or donate to support those already taking part. https://www.railwaybenefitfund.org.uk/station-to-station-challenge/

Enter our raffle to win a Hornby bundle, desktop departure board or tickets to the new Steps musical! https://go.eventgroovefundraising.com/railwayfamily

Volunteer your time to raise awareness and fundraising - register for your volunteer toolkit. https://www.railwaybenefitfund.org.uk/be-a-railway-family-week-volunteer/

Thank you for supporting Railway Family Week.

Get in touch with fundraising@railwayfamilyweek.org.uk or visit our website for further information. https://www.railwaybenefitfund.org.uk/news/railway-family-week/

Thank you!

About the charity

Funded entirely by donations, the RBF is the only charity dedicated solely to provide support to current, former and retired railway industry workers in times of need. Helping Railway Families through tough times. Registered Charity No. 206312 & Scottish Ref No SCO39550

Donation summary

Total raised
£7,410.29
+ £107.50 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,600.29
Offline donations
£5,810.00
Direct donations
£1,525.29
Donations via fundraisers
£75.00

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