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Five-year old Nottingham Forest fan will be a mascot for Saturday’s game

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_single_image image="39608" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" img_size="large" img_link="https://www.rainbows.co.uk/forest/"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]A young Nottingham Forest fan who is severely disabled with a life-limiting condition will be a mascot for Saturday’s game.

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It’s been a fantastic first year in partnership for Leicestershire CCC with Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

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It’s been a fantastic first year in partnership for Leicestershire CCC with Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

The two organisations have worked together closely after Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People was named as the club’s Official Charity Partner for 2016.

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Toyota Santas take on Derby run

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Colleagues from Toyota in Derby will be swapping overalls for red suits as they take on our Derby Santa Run.

Nine staff members, along with 17 family members and friends and a festive dog, will be joining hundreds of Santas at the event on Sunday 11 December at Elvaston Castle.

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It’s a toy story for Rainbows

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Our shops want families to make way for new Christmas toys by sorting out the old ones and donating them to us.

Last year, toy sales raised almost £30,000 for our work.

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Loughborough brewery makes special Rainbows beer

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Charnwood Brewery wants people to ‘hop’ on down to its Leicestershire site to pick up a special ale concocted to raise money for us.

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Be rewarded for supporting Rainbows

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Rainbows nurse shortlisted for NHS Recognition Awards

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_single_image image="39581" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="yes" img_link_target="_self" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Anne-Marie Murkett, our lead nurse for education, quality and governance, has been shortlisted for the 2016 NHS Recognition Awards.

The awards pay tribute to the region’s best leaders in healthcare and Anne-Marie is nominated for the Leading and Developing People Category, the only non-NHS nominee.

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It’s Christmas…………festive joy for Rainbows

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Tickets are still available for our Christmas concerts and yule be sorry to miss them.

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Bubbles Bag Thousands

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Runners, walkers and joggers raised £52,000 for us by taking part in our first ever Bubble Rush event.

More than 1,600 people were showered with foam as they took part in the 5km Bubble Rush at Markeaton Park, Derby, in September.

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Pioneering tool to help families launched at Rainbows

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_single_image image="39557" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full" img_link="www.myadultstillmychild.co.uk"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Friday 18 November 2016

Parents of young adults at our hospice have been the driving force behind a pioneering website to help families across the UK.

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