Make the most of your extra hour

Celebrate the extra hour we get when the clocks go back this autumn by taking part in The Big Hour Tea Time to help families with seriously ill children.

It's time for tea!

The Big Hour Tea Time is Rainbow Trust Children's Charity's biggest annual fundraising event from 20-26 October 2014.

When the clocks go back this autumn, we ask people across the country to use their extra hour to make a difference to the families we support by hosting their own tea time in aid of Rainbow Trust.

The money raised from The Big Hour Tea Time raises vital funds for the families we support.

Make it count

1. Sign-up today and get inspired to create your fabulous Big Hour Tea Time

2. Set the date and invite your your friends, family and colleagues

2. Encourage others to take part, at school, at work, or in your community.

4. Hold your event and raise lots of money to support families who have a child with a life-threatening illness.

5. Send in the money you've raised.

6. Tell your friends to get involved and help us spread the word on social media!

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We've got lots of fantastic online resources to help you fundraise, however, if you would like a resource pack in the post please sign up using this form instead.

Help us make a real difference to the lives of families supported by Rainbow Trust by taking part or donating today.

How your money helps

  • £20 is an hour of support for a shattered mother who has been up all night with her sick child
  • £50 gives a session of support to help families cope with logistical and emotional pressures when attending hospital appointments
  • £100 will give an exhausted parent a day’s visit from a Rainbow Trust Family Support Worker to help them cope with the demands of a sick child

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In aid of Rainbow Trust

Rainbow Trust provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.

Proud sponsors

Wright's Baking is proud to support The Big Hour 2014