Milly Green is proud to be supporting Rainbow Trust Children's Charity, a very special organisation that provides emotional and practical support for families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. No parent should outlive their child and Rainbow Trust was established 27 years ago so that families should not have to cope alone.
There are over 11,000 families in England enduring the heartbreak of caring for a seriously ill child. Every day brings new challenges, and the burden can be a lot to bear, especially when the family has no one to turn to for support. Rainbow Trust fill the gap through individually tailored care, for as long as the family needs it, provided by teams of Family Support Workers. They maintain a sense of normality for the entire family by helping with hospital trips, taking the siblings to school and in manycases providing care during the final days of a child's life, helping with funeral arrangements and bereavement support.
"People think that you get over the death of a child. The reality isthat hopefully, you merely find a way through. Rainbow Trust helped us to do that." Gary Clark, father of Mia.
For more information please visit http://www.rainbowtrust.org.uk/ Registered Charity No: 1070532
How your purchase will help Rainbow Trust Children's Charity
• We will pass on £1 of the purchase price for every Large Doodlemat sold
•10 Large Doodlemats sold will pay for an arts and crafts session to help a child with a seriously ill brother or sister express themselves.
• We will pass on £5 of the purchase price for every tuck box sold
• 30 Tuck boxes sold will give an exhausted parent a day's visit from a Family Support Worker to help them cope with the demands of a sick child.
• We will pass on £2 of the purchase price for every melamine tableware set sold
• 28 Melamine Tableware sets sold will pay for a Magic Mealtime – making a healthy, home-cooked meal for a family of four and time for clearing up. The demands of caring for a sick child on family life are extreme. Keeping regular hospital appointments, providing daily medical care, looking after healthy siblings and staying in employment pushes parents to the limit. Enabling a family to sit down and enjoy a meal together gives them rare quality time with each other.