LARF Cornwall was founded in 2010 after two very special girls lost their fights against cancer, and their families wanted to not only honour their memories but help those who were in the same situation.
LARF Cornwall stands for Lauren & Rosie’s Fund, and we work in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, with teenagers and young people undergoing treatment for cancer and leukaemia. We help provide ancillary support, to stand alongside medical intervention.
There are ten trustees in all – five who are related to Lauren – Mandy Hoare, Scott Hoare, Darren Hoare, Gill Morgan and Amy Sharp – and five who are related to Rosie – Stephen Howis, Tina Howis, Charlie Howis, Terry Quick and Keith Stockham.
To read about the amazing friendship Lauren and Rosie struck during their treatment, please click here.
To read Lauren and her family’s story, head to this page.
If you want to read Rosie and her family’s story, head over here.
Yes, that’s right, Zafiros bar is hosting another I’m a Celebrity-style Bushtucker Trial on Thursday 1 March, from 7pm.
The money raised will be split between LARF and Walk the Walk against breast cancer.
How it works is that a bunch of brave (foolish) contestants are presented with soemthing unapetising to eat, and the crowd donates after each round, to keep their favourite contestants in for the next round. read more…
A brave young lady named Emily Putnam has decided to do two wonderful things to support children and young people with cancer.
Firstly, she’s having a hair cut, and donating around 15 inches of her beautiful long hair to the Little Princess Trust, to be used to make wigs for children who have lost their hair due to cancer treatment.
Every year the lovely people at King Harry Ferry choose an annual charity to support, raising money for this cause throughout the year, taking donations from their passengers. Foot and cycle passengers are able to travel for free on the ferry, which runs across the Carrick Roads, midway between Truro and Falmouth. However, pedestrians are asked to make a donation, to the ferry’s annual charity.
For 2017, LARF was the King Harry Ferry charity, and at the end of February, the owners presented us with a checque for £3,700! We were delighted to go aboard and receive the cheque. read more…