Welcome to The Raft Foundation
We are a community group formed in 2012 to serve and support the community of Rossendale, Lancashire.
Our projects to date include the provision of the largest food bank provision to Rossendale.
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.
Connecting Communities is not just for Christmas, but it's a good place to start
Click on the Rossendale Free Press above to read the on line article
We are delighted to announce our Christmas day Hamper scheme with Riley's Butchers in Crawshawbooth.
The project will provide a Christmas Hamper to those individuals and families who access our services in December leading up to Christmas to be delivered on 22nd 23rd December
by Riley's staff and our volunteers.
From an idea by a Riley's customer to donate a turkey the project has developed to provide those in crisis need can enjoy a happy family Christmas.
Customers of Riley's are being asked to donate money to the scheme at the shop in Crawshawbooth, in addition we are placing cash donation points for us all to support the scheme right across the valley. See the Christmas Tree icon on our donation map to where you can make your cash donation, or even easier use our donation button above. For more information see our special Christmas 2014 page.
Our week in pictures
Our shortest urgent needs list ever, thank you Rossendale.
Why not consider donating £1.00 to our Christmas Hamper Appeal
14th December 2014
Coffee Long Life Milk Dried Rice Boys Toys and Gifts (New), ages 18 months to 5 years Washing tablets Nappies (sizes 5-6) Rucksack