Little Lottie Launches Lotto!
Lottie Nemeth, whose brother, Tom, receives care here at Rainbows, has helped us to launch this year’s Blooming Marvellous Summer Superdraw, in which you could win up to £3,000.
Now in its ninth year, the Superdraw helps raise vital funds needed to keep Rainbows running each year. As well as the top prize of £3,000, cash prizes of £500, £250 and £50 are also up for grabs.
Lottie, aged one and a half from Duffield in Derbyshire, has been a regular visitor at Rainbows with her family since brother Tom, now aged five, was diagnosed with Neuronal Migration Disorder, a rare brain condition, shortly after he was born. As a result, he suffers from severe Cerebral Palsy, epilepsy and visual impairment and requires 24 hour care. Tom is unable to sit, walk and has limited speech, but he can manage to say, with a winning smile, the most important words to his family, such as “I love you”, “hello” and “thanks”.
Mum, Sam, and husband, Jamie, discovered Rainbows when Tom was two-years-old and describe the hospice as “a godsend for the family”. Not only has Rainbows cared for Tom, but oldest daughter Ellie (9) has also benefited from our Sibling Support services.
Sam says: “Rainbows is such an amazing and happy place. It gives us all a break away and quality time together as a family. They support not just me, my husband Jamie and obviously Tom who needs caring for 24/7, but also Ellie and Lottie with a lot of sibling activities. Hopefully his younger sister Lottie, will come to love Rainbows as much as her big sister Ellie. There the focus isn’t always on Tom, Rainbows help us make Ellie and Lottie feel as important as him which is brilliant.”
Gill Smitherman, Rainbows lottery manager, said: “We’re delighted to have Lottie as the face of our Superdraw this year. The Nemeth family are the perfect example of how Rainbows helps provide care and support the whole family, not just the child with a life limiting illness.”
She continued: “By buying a Superdraw ticket, not only do you stand a great chance of winning a fabulous cash prize, but you’re also making a huge difference to the lives of so many children and their families.”
Rainbows Blooming Marvellous Superdraw will take place on Friday 7 August and tickets, which cost just £1, can be purchased until Friday 31st July.
To buy tickets, visit www.Rainbows.co.uk/superdraw, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Gill on 01509 638056. Tickets can also be bought in the Rainbows shops in Melton, Market Harborough, Blaby and Matlock.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_facebook type="standard"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_tweetmeme][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_googleplus annotation="inline"][/vc_column][/vc_row]