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Renovated Volunteer Center Thanks To Rebuilding Together and DPR Construction

October 25, 2021

With help from Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley and DPR Construction, RAFT has a new and improved volunteer center. Thank you to the volunteers for revamping our volunteer center and providing an inviting space for our volunteers and staff. DPR Construction is a unique technical builder with a passion for results, consistently ranked in the top general contractors…

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Members: Help us improve and win a $50 RAFT gift certificate!

October 19, 2021

Your input last year led to many significant changes to improve the shopping experience at RAFT. Here’s how your feedback helped us:  Members wanted more direction within the store. So RAFT added signage throughout the store with more signs to come! Members wanted to buy more technology items for sale at RAFT. So we brought…

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2 New Kits!

October 18, 2021

RAFT has 2 new kits: Paper Sunflowers and Rolling Maze. These kits are the first in a series of kits specially geared for early childhood educators (ECE) and early elementary teachers. Paper Sunflowers Young learners practice motor skills and blend science, art, and math to create beautiful plant models. Our new Paper Sunflowers STEAM Project…

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RAFT Hall of Fame | Class of 2021

September 23, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 STEAM Teachers of the Year, RAFT Heroes, RAFT Partner of the Year and RAFT Volunteer Award winners! Thank you for all you do for our students, our education community, and RAFT! STEAM Teachers of the Year Melissa NakamuraLagunita Elementary School STEAM Teacher of the Year presented by KPMG Mrs. Nakamura is…

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Redwood City Store Closed – Saturday, December 15

Dec 15, 2018 |

RAFT has been informed by our partners at the San Mateo County Office of Education there will be an unexpected closure of the building for construction purposes on Saturday 12/15. Therefore,our Redwood City Retail Store at 101 Twin Dolphin Drive will be closed this Saturday 12/15. RAFT Redwood…

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RAFT Warehouse Liquidation Sale this Saturday, October 27

Oct 26, 2018 |

RAFT is having a Warehouse Liquidation Sale at our San Jose location this Saturday, October 27, 2018! Plenty of great items for sale, including furniture and storage solutions not normally available at our stores. These items won’t last long, so come get them while…

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Redwood City Store Closed Saturday, October 13

Oct 11, 2018 |

Please note, our Redwood City Retail Store at 101 Twin Dolphin Drive is located within the county office. Due to the building closure for furnace and roofing work, RAFT will be closed Saturday, Oct 13 and will re-open per normal hours on Wednesday, 10/17.

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Redwood City Store Closed 8/22-8/25

Aug 22, 2018 |

Please note, our Redwood City Location will be closed Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday August 22nd, 23rd and 25th in order to support our San Jose store through staffing challenges.  We will re-open per our normal schedule on Wednesday, 8/28.  We apologize for any inconvenience…

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Redwood City Store Closed 8/15-8/18

Aug 15, 2018 |

Please note, our Redwood City Location will be closed Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday August 15th, 16th and 18th in order to support our San Jose store through staffing challenges.  We will re-open per our normal schedule next week.  Thank you for your patience and…

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Back To School Sale arrives in San Jose! Redwood City temporarily closed

Aug 2, 2018 |

In order to serve our members better, we need to pull our Redwood City team to San Jose on Saturday, August 4th for our big Back to School sale.  We hope to see you then!

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