Residents from The Belt in Gainsborough were one of four Barratt Homes’ communities across East Yorkshire to help raise more than £1,300 for children’s charity Rainbow Trust.
Having attended the local house-builders’ fund-raising event, The Belt community rallied around to raise the vital funds for the charity, which provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.
As well as raising money for Rainbow Trust, Barratt Homes also donated a host of fun games to the children’s charity, including giant snakes and ladders and lawn jenga.
To help raise additional money at the fund-raising event, a children’s colouring competition also took place,.
Residents of The Belt development also held a cake stall.
David Waddington, sales operations manager for Barratt Homes, commented: “Here at Barratt Homes, we place a great emphasis on building communities and giving back to people in the local area.”
“We are delighted that everybody enjoyed the fund-raising event.”
“A huge thanks to all residents from who rallied round and helped us to raise a massive £1,376.”
“The money raised and the games and toys donated will help Rainbow Trust to support local children with life-threatening illnesses, which is a very worthy cause indeed.”
The Rainbow Trust is a charity that joins families of ill children in their own home and are there to provide practical support.
Visit www.rainbowtrust.org.uk for more information.