Sadly, some children just don't live long enough.

Since 1994 we have opened our doors and hearts to those children and the people who love them most. And now more than ever, we need your help to keep on bringing care and happiness to our children and their families.

Help us brighten short lives

Donate to Rainbows

Give a Christmas Gift

Your gift could make a precious moment possible for another child like her this Christmas – a moment that will be a forever memory for their family. Please, do what you can.

Donate to our Christmas Appeal

Events and challenges

From bike rides to bake sales, abseils to overseas adventures, there's something for everyone!

Find an Event

 

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Reece in the Arts and Crafts Room at Rainbows with a nurse

Join our team

Our people help to make moments of joy and laughter in the saddest of circumstances.
 

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Rainbows Business Club

Whether you're looking for a charity of the year, employee volunteer opportunities or sponsorship opportunities; your business can help us brighten short lives.

Be part of a rewarding club

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People's Business Club
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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus update: guidance for families, visitors, supporters and staff

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