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Welcome to The Raft Foundation

We are a charity formed as a community group 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.










Charity No: 1191272

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Saturday 18th August


Business and community supporting each other in action at ASDA Rawtenstall.


A huge thank you to Laura Saxton - ASDA Community Life Champion and the management team for facilitating The Raft Foundations first foodbank donation opportunity at ASDA Rawtenstall.


Over two days (Friday 16th and Saturday 17th August) once  again our incredible community came forward donating a full range of food, house hold items and money which will be used purchase fresh food items  for the benefit of those in crisis need within Rossendale.


Special thanks to The Raft Foundation colleague / volunteers Amina Begum, Caroline Collins, Cynthia Metcalfe, Janet O'Driscoll, Jean Morley, Tom Morley, Rob, Nathan, Victoria Markham, Anthony Cordey, James Crane, Ellen McEvoy, Kate Crane and Mark Stapleton who gave their time over the two days.















The Raft Foundation runs Rossendale's Foodbank! The Raft Foundation was created in Rossendale, Lancashire by local people to assist families and individuals experiencing financial hardship.

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