Welcome to The Raft Foundation We are a constituted community group formed in 2012 to serve and support the community of Rossendale, Lancashire. Our projects to date include the only Rossendale based foodbank service. This has been achieved through the incredible support of our colleague volunteers, faith and community groups right across Rossendale as well as from our amazing business community who continually support what we do.

The Raft Foundation Hardmans Business Centre New Hall Hey Rawtenstall BB4 6HH Telephone:07874 206854

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Walking Football 2016

IDL and Masons Arms

Galaxy League Winers IDL in black along with Premier League Winners The Masons Arms FC in red.

Saturday 11th June 2016 saw The Raft Foundation's third Walking Football tournament take place at the superb pitches at Marl Pits Sports Centre in Rawtenstall.

In a thrilling set of games with one penalty shoot out the finals saw Leabrook/Toffalis meeting The Masons Arms FC (Crawshawbooth) in the final of the Premier league and IDL Club (Haslingden) meeting Tesco Rawtenstall in the final of the Galaxy League.

In the two finals The Mason Arms FC won the Premier League after a penalty shoot out and IDL Club won in a close game to win the Galaxy League.

The two trophies were designed, made and presented by Rossendale artisan glass engraver Alexis Valentine of Walking on Glass.

Each participating team will receive a framed photograph provided by event partners The Whitworth Photograph Society.

The Raft Foundation would like thank all its volunteers and supporters as well as Rossendale Leisure Trust for their assistance on the day.