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

Events and challenges

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

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Rainbows Business Club

Rainbows Business Club

Your business can help us
brighten short lives.

Be part of a rewarding club

Join our team

Our people help to make moments of joy and laughter in the saddest of circumstances.
They really are amazing.

Current Vacancies

Knit for Rainbows

If you’re one of those people who can never sit down without a pair of knitting needles and a ball of wool, we would love your help during this special anniversary year.

Knit for Rainbows

Knit for Rainbows

Rainbows has been rated OUTSTANDING by the CQC

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Sophie Cooper