Donations heading straight to Ukraine…

We have had an urgent request for the following supplies which will go straight to Ukraine: + Hygiene packs – shower gel, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, moisturiser, flannels. + Sanitary pads / tampons. + Baby clothes age 0-2 only. + Nappies of all sizes. + Small children’s toys (eg. colouring books, crayons, doll, cars) + […]

Energy Poverty Relief Crowdfunder

The Rainbow Centre is running an Aviva fundraiser from mid-day on the 1st March and we need to get as many donations in as early as possible in order to attract match funding. We want to run a project to help alleviate some of the effects of the drastic energy price rise in April. Click […]

Rotary Cavaliers Annual Street Fair

A huge (and belated) thank you is owed to our wonderful fundraising committee who organised and manned a stall at the Rotary Cavaliers Annual Street Fair over the summer. 40 different charities lined the busy town centre and the atmosphere was fabulous. Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves, and our stall selling books, baking, knitwear […]

McCain’s 10K – Sunday 17th October

Peter Walser is running the McCain’s Yorkshire Coast 10K this Sunday alongside his brother Nick, son Andrew, niece Frankie and Frankie’s fiancé Mike, who are all travelling from around the UK to be at the event. Peter is hoping to raise much-needed funds for the homeless and vulnerable in our community, including the new Afghan […]

Financial Breathing Space: Debt Advice

Rainbow Money continues to be busy and this month we hit client number 1500. It’s great to know that we’ve helped 1500 families through their debt situation and many have achieved financial stability as a result. Within 6 weeks the new Breathing Space legislation and Debt Relief Order changes came into force which are enabling […]

Community Fair Saturday 14th August

Please come and support us in the centre of town if you are around in August. We are delighted to be back with a stall at the Scarborough Cavaliers’ community fair this summer and would love to see you. On sale will be books, bric-a-brac and some delicious baking, plus beautiful handknitted children’s wear. We […]

High Sheriff of North Yorkshire

Earlier this year we were delighted to receive a visit from Venetia Wrigley, High Sheriff of North Yorkshire. As part of her role as the Queen’s representative, Venetia has been contacting local charities and community groups across the region to find out how they are responding to the pandemic. So intrigued was she by the […]

The 70th Birthday of our Illustrious Leader!

December 2020 at the Rainbow Centre saw two major milestones for our amazing manager Trish. Early in December Trish and her husband Tommy reached their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Tommy is a familiar figure at the Rainbow Centre as he helps us out in so many different ways and it was lovely that they were able […]

Rainbow Money, Remotely!

Rainbow Money has continued to offer debt advice throughout the lockdown with Claire working remotely. Like the rest of the centre, she is looking forward to welcoming her other volunteers back and to seeing clients in person now that there seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel. This has not stopped […]

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