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.
Wharfside Shopping Centre, Penzance, are holding a Fun Day raising money for LARF and Great Ormond Street Hospital.
They are promising huge amounts of fun for all the family, at the event which takes place on Saturday 2 June, from 10am to 4pm. This is the Saturday at the end of half term, so take the whole family down for a great time!
There will be free entertainment, face-painting, games and activities.
St Michael Lodge have adopted LARF as one of their charities of the year, and are holding a Music Social night on Saturday 19 May. read more…
We’re excited to hear that some of our supporters have applied in the ballot to run the 2019 London Marathon, raising money for LARF. read more…