Supporting families who have children with life-threatening conditions
About Rainbow Trust
We’re very proud to have Rainbow Trust Children's Charity as our charity partner for 2023. Founded in 1986, Rainbow Trust provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness.
Every year, the charity pairs thousands of families across the UK with their own expert Family Support Worker, who provides practical and emotional support whenever the family needs it. This might be: taking the family to medical appointments, saving time, stress and money; helping to explain illnesses, diagnoses and treatments; keeping a child company during hospital stays; organising fun activities for sick children or their siblings; listening to the family’s fears and anxieties; and supporting parents and siblings through bereavement and grief.
Why our partnership’s so important
In the last few years, there’s been a significant rise in the number of children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions, which has meant a huge increase in demand for this small charity’s services. As a result of the cost-of-living crisis, families who were already under an incredibly heavy burden are having to choose between paying electricity bills to keep lifesaving equipment running, putting food on the table or paying for transport to and from hospital. This means the charity has never been more in need of support to deliver its crucial services.
For everyone at The IN Group, charity is a key part of who we are and the values reflected in our day-to-day business ethos. Partnering with the Rainbow Trust gives our people the opportunity to work closely with the charity by volunteering and fundraising, all while helping to raise awareness of the Rainbow Trust’s incredibly important work.
Every year we select a charity partner that really resonates with our people. Our previous charity partners include LIFEbeat, which aims to improve the mental health, wellbeing and positive potential of young people, St Mungo's, which aims to end homelessness, and Panathlon, which provides sports competition and training days for young people with disabilities and special educational needs. If you’re from a charity and would like to talk to us about partnering with The IN Group in the future, please contact our charity committee.