Raffingers Foundation was formed in 2016, in memory of Jason Kew, a dear husband and friend, who sadly lost his life to pancreatic cancer.

The foundation supports Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, and has also supported Ovarian Cancer Action since it’s formation in 2016. This year we are pleased to announce that in addition to supporting the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, we will now be supporting the Alzheimers Society.

With an estimated 2.5 million people in the UK affected by cancer, and more than 520,000 people in the UK that have been diagnosed with dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease, our intention is to raise as much money as possible through a variety of fundraisers and events in order to help fight these heart-breaking illnesses. 

The foundation is run by volunteers, which means every single penny raised is distributed in one of two ways:

1. Directly to research projects conducted by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund and The Alzheimer's Society.

2. Directly to families affected by these diseases experiencing financial difficulties. This money is used to help with costs, such as private counselling for any family members, training, equipment or healthcare.


Raffingers Foundation Fund

Whether you have been affected directly by one of these illnesses or are a family member, we can provide funding of up to £500. These funds are given to help families that are experiencing financial difficulties and can be used to help with costs, such as private counselling for any family members, training, and equipment. To apply, please take note of the terms and conditions below and email for further information.

Terms & Conditions

  • All requests will be considered by the committee at the monthly meetings. A majority vote by the committee will determine whether you are successful with your request
  • The decision of the committee is wholly discretionary and there is no timeframe for making payment
  • If you are successful with your application the charity will pay the donation directly to the third party and not to the applicant directly
  • The committee decision is final and there are no appeal procedures
  • The donations are to help families who are experiencing financial difficulties and the committee has the right to request financial details to verify your application. If this information is not supplied within 30 days then your application will be cancelled
  • All applications will be treated confidentially

Raffingers Charity Number - 1171885



A proportion of all of the money we raise is split between Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund and Alzheimers Society and is used to help fund some of their research projects.


  • Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

    Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund supports research into improving diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. To date, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has supported 40 research projects with grants totalling £6.2million – all through fundraising and donations. Visit their website to find out more.

  • Alzheimers Society

    Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. They campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.

    Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. Someone develops it every three minutes and there’s currently no cure. We know it is scary facing up to it, but we must confront the biggest health and social care challenge of our time. Visit their website to find out more.


We are proud of the fundraising events we hold. Check out some photos below!