Below are the latest fundraising events / activities where we’re currently looking for volunteers to attend, there’s various opportunities available! Even if you can spare an hour two at the events, this would be really appreciated.

They are a mix of Rainbows organised events and events planned for us by third parties.

If an event you’ve seen previously has been removed from the below list, we’re full for volunteers. Find out more about our events, via the Events Page on our website.

If there’s any events you’d like more details on or if you’re able to help, please contact the relevant person mentioned below.

  • Rainbows Open Day

    Date: Saturday 27 April 2024
    Timings: 9.00am – 4.30pm
    Venue: Hospice, Lark Rise, Loughborough, LE11 2HS

    Details of Activity:

    We’re opening our doors once again to our supporters giving them the chance to explore and learn more about Rainbows and we need your help!

    Roles include:

    • Serving refreshments
    • Selling raffle tickets/Running fundraising games
    • Stewarding in the hospice
    • Baking (in advance of the day)
    • Car Park Marshals
    • Shuttlebus stewards

    Contact: Claire Hoggan
    Tel: 01509 283 933
    Email: [email protected]

  • Bereaved Family Day

    Date: Sunday 28 April 2024
    Timings: Saturday 27 April: 4.30pm – 6.00 pm & Sunday 28 April: 8.30am – 11am.

    Details of Activity:
    Bereaved Family Day (previously known as Rainbows Remembrance Day) is a special time for families to come back to Rainbows and remember, celebrate and give thanks for our much loved and missed babies, children and young people.
    We would really welcome a small number of volunteers who would be able to help with the set up of the event and ensuring it runs smoothly.

    Roles include:
    • Helping on Saturday afternoon to help set up after Open Day, ready for the event the following day.
    • Helping with final set up on Sunday morning.
    • Car park marshals.
    • General event help – serving refreshments, giving directions on the hospice site, etc.

    Contact: The Volunteering Team
    Tel: 01509 638 011
    Email: [email protected]

  • Morrisons Loughborough / Woodthorpe Lodge Care Home Community Event

    Date: Monday 6 May 2024
    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Venue: Woodthorpe Lodge Care Home, John Boden Way, Loughborough, LE11 2ER

    Details of Activity:

    Woodthorpe Lodge Care Home and Morrisons Community Champion are organising a fundraising event in aid of Rainbows. They’d like a few people to go along and help with their fundraising stalls on the day and chat to people about Rainbows.

    Contact: Gary Farnfield
    Tel: 01509 283 952
    Email: [email protected]

  • Leicestershire Golf Day

    Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2024
    Time: 10.30am – 6.00pm
    Venue: Lingdale Golf Club, Joe Moores Lane, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough LE12 8TF

    Details of Activity:

    Help out at one of our popular Golf Days!

    Roles include:

    • Selling raffle tickets
    • Stewarding on the course
    • Registration

    Contact: Claire Hoggan
    Tel: 01509 283 933
    Email: [email protected]