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Here at LARF Cornwall we aim to assist in the treatment and care of teenagers and young people under the age of 24 within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly as well as improving facilities. Primarily for those receiving cancer and leukaemia treatment.

It’s important to us that teenagers and young people aren’t just “existing” on wards and in hospitals and that we can make the experience a more pleasant one. We do this by raising funds to initially assist Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust in the introduction of providing medical facilities, equipment and support specifically designed for the age group of teenagers and young people to the age of 24. This will run alongside Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust clinical site strategy development plan.

The long-term aim is to annually raise funds to enable RCHT to have specialist trained medical staff & Psychiatric staff to support these individuals whilst undergoing cancer/leukaemia treatment. Either within a hospital environment or as outreach community support.

There are 10 trustees in all – 5 who are related to Lauren – Mandy Hoare, Scott Hoare, Darren Hoare, Gill Morgan and Amy Sharp – and 5 who are related to Rosie – Stephen Howis, Tina Howis, Charlie Howis, Terry Quick and Keith Stockham.

LARF is a 100% charitable organisation and no trustees receive any funds for the work they put in.

To read more about our story and the girls who inspired the beginning of the LARF charity, click here.

So what’s next?

Our aims now are to work closer and closer with RCHT to continually increase the standard of care for patients and to continue to fund our 2 staff members and possibly increase these hours and positions in the future.

For more info or to find out how you can help us why not give us a call o 01872 223163 or email



News and Upcoming Events

Big Breakfast | The Great Kernow Koaster Charity Walk

As if walking over 200 miles in aid of raising money for LARF wasn’t enough, The Great Kernow Koaster team are holding a “Big Breakfast” to raise further funds. The Big Breakfast is being held at Callington Town Hall between 9.30am and 1pm on Saturday 31st October. Breakfast will be £5 with all money raised going to LARF Cornwall. Currently, sponsors of the event include: Darren’s Cars, Callington Lions Clubs, Mayflower Stone and Callington Town Council. The Great Kernow Koasters are also walking 211 miles from St Ives to Millbrook along the Cornish Coast in May next year in aid of LARF. To find out more, check out their Facebook!... read more

Marazion Beach Day for LARF

A beach day is to be held this Saturday, August 29 2015, in aid of LARF Cornwall. The day will begin at 10am and will include a 6-aside cricket tournament, a sand castle competition, a giant waterslide and a barbeque lunch. There will be a trophy for the winning cricket team, entry is being charged at only £2 a person or £12 a team to raise precious funds for LARF.... read more


Registered Charity No: 1139337

Address: New Bridge Street,
Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2AA

Telephone: 01872 223163