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RAFT is recruiting

RAFT is looking to recruit a Trust and Foundation Fundraising Executive. If you are interested in applying for this position then please click here for more information.

RAFT is recruiting

A year to remember for events

RAFT is looking back on a year that included some truly memorable events, such as the Annual Clay Shoot, the LFB 150 Gala Dinner and most recently, The Lasting Life Love Letters event. Love Letters was a gala dinner held at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 22nd November. It was hosted by Susan George in honour […]

A year to remember for events

A year to celebrate for RAFT and Smart Matrix Limited

As 2016 draws to a close, RAFT can look back on a year of both challenges and achievements. The hard work and innovation of both RAFT and Smart Matrix Ltd (the spin-out company created by RAFT to further develop and commercialise its wound healing medical device) were recognised in 2016 with several awards. These included […]

A year to celebrate for RAFT and Smart Matrix Limited

LawWorks Recognizes Dechert LLP with Pro Bono Award

Dechert LLP, who provide RAFT with pro bono legal services, has been named as the winner in the “Best Contribution by an International Firm” category by LawWorks in its 2016 Pro Bono Awards.   LawWorks, a UK charity that connects volunteer lawyers with people in need of legal advice, set up the awards to celebrate […]

LawWorks Recognizes Dechert LLP with Pro Bono Award

Happy Birthday Bob!

Bob Jenkins has been a long-time supporter of RAFT, running a total of 19 marathons for our medical research! And next year he will be running the Virgin London Marathon for RAFT. What is even more remarkable is that he turns 80 today! Bob was introduced to RAFT in 1993 for the only reason that […]

Happy Birthday Bob!

LFB Gala Dinner 1 November Mansion House – A huge success

2016 was a momentous year for the London Fire Brigade (LFB) celebrating its 150th  anniversary. A year of events culminated in the LFB charity gala dinner which RAFT organised on behalf of the LFB and 4 other charities that benefited from the evening. These were the Children of Fire, Children’s Burns Trust, The Firefighters Charity, and Burns […]

LFB Gala Dinner 1 November Mansion House - A huge success

News – In Memoriam: Sir Robin Chichester-Clark

We were very sad to hear of the passing of RAFT’s first Chairman, Sir Robin Chichester-Clark.  It was thanks to his wise leadership during RAFT’s first 12 years that set the foundation for RAFT’s success over the last 28 years. Sir Robin’s career started in politics.  A former Ulster Unionist MP for Londonderry he entered […]

News - In Memoriam: Sir Robin Chichester-Clark

News – RAFT to get ‘Safe in the City’ with London Fire Brigade

The RAFT team will be taking a stand at the London Fire Brigade’s largest ever family fun day which forms part of the force’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Safe in the City, which is sponsored by Securitas, is taking place on Saturday August 20th (11am to 5pm) at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park (next to Imperial War […]

News - RAFT to get ‘Safe in the City’ with London Fire Brigade

Spotlight on RAFT Partnerships – The Fire Fighters Charity

Interview with Natasha Mason, Regional Fundraising Team Manager, The Fire Fighters Charity 1. Natasha, can you give us a quick overview of The Fire Fighters Charity, why is the work you are doing so important? The Fire Fighters Charity is the UK’s leading provider of services that enhance quality of life for serving and retired […]

Spotlight on RAFT Partnerships - The Fire Fighters Charity