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2021 Christmas Sale – Finish the Year Strong!

November 30, 2021

Excited for the holiday season? Get your holiday decor and gifts early on at RAFT during our Christmas Sale from now till December 23rd. We have a great selection of holiday items at affordable prices.  Save BIG on your christmas decorations with 75% off on all of our christmas decor.  Last-minute shopping for gifts for…

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It’s Time to Tinker, Thanks to RAFT’s New STEAM Project Kit Subscription Service!

November 27, 2021

We at RAFT are proud to launch our new STEAM Project Kit Subscription Service! Becoming a subscriber means you get a selection of our quality STEAM learning kits every month, all at an affordable price! We hope that this service will continue our mission of making hands-on STEAM learning even more accessible, so become a…

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RAFT’s Commitment to Responsible and Affordable Hands-on STEAM Learning

November 16, 2021

Science, technology, engineering, art, and math. When we hear these words, it’s easy to picture students in a classroom, scientists in white coats huddled together in a lab, or an engineer hunched over a drawing board. And that’s totally understandable! After hearing so much about STEAM education programs and the need to prepare our students…

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Thank you, StopWaste!

November 15, 2021

It’s our mission at RAFT to make STEAM learning more accessible and effective through our various programs – from our Store, to Maker Mobile to our Project kits and activities. And, as we carry out this mission, we do our best to stay committed to environmental sustainability. For that reason, we are incredibly thankful to…

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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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Membership pricing now available on-line!

Jul 25, 2018 |

Exciting news for RAFT members.  Now you can order Kits from our on-line store and receive your member discount (plus shipping and handling).  Perfect for our remote members or those short on time.  As a member you should be receiving an email from Netsuite,…

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Upcoming Redwood City Store Closures

Jul 25, 2018 |

Please note, our Redwood City Location will be closed Wednesday and Thursday (July 25th and July 26th) preparing for our Back To School Event on Saturday, July 28.  We look forward to seeing you then!

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Upcoming Redwood City Store Closures

Jul 13, 2018 |

Please note, our Redwood City Location will be closed the following two Saturdays (July 14th and July 21st) for inventory and preparation for our big Back To School Event on Saturday, July 28.  We will be operating normal business hours on Wednesday and Thursdays.

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Back To School is right around the corner!

Jul 12, 2018 |

Back to School at RAFT will take place the following weekends: July 28 (Redwood City & Sunnyvale) August 4 (San Jose) New this year, a furniture blowout at our Warehouse and Volunteer Center on Saturday, July 28!  We realize how popular our furniture is…

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