Donate your car to Rainbow Trust

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Registered charity number: 1070532

Rainbow Trust supports families across England who have a child aged 0-18 years with a life threatening or terminal illness and need bespoke support.

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Rainbow Trust tells us there is an estimated 49,000 young people living with a life limiting or life threatening condition in the UK who may require community-based care. While many of these children and their families are managing to cope, thousands of families are struggling on a day to day basis, while facing the very real possibility that their child may die.

Rainbow Trust has been operating for over 30 years now, supporting families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness and are in the greatest need. The charity currently runs nine teams of Family Support Workers across the UK from Southampton to County Durham; giving emotional and practical support to whole families at home, at hospital and in the community, from the moment of their child or young person’s diagnosis. The support given by Rainbow Trust extends to brothers, sisters, parents and grandparents, carers and of course the unwell child.

Rainbow trust volunteer with a child in her family home

Every family, and condition, is different, so Rainbow Trust's support is hugely varied and fits the needs of each individual family.

It might be that a family needs help with logistics of travel, general support around the home, looking after the sick child or support for siblings. The Rainbow Trust teams often find they are needed for hospital support - helping to organise appointments, explaining treatment and even staying with siblings or with sick children when parents or carers are stretched. Rainbow Trust also offer bereavement support, for the whole family.

Your old car donation would go towards all the vital practical care we've just described that Rainbow Trust supplies, and that translates into significant improvements in the real lives of those families... After receiving support from Rainbow's Trust families report that they regain confidence and financial stability, have an improved quality of life, with a better management of stress, and quite simply spend more quality time together. That's what your old car could help to provide.

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