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We help retirees and employees from the home improvement industry who are struggling financially. Don’t suffer alone, let us help make those ends meet.

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Making a donation, no matter how large or small can make a huge difference. You are welcome to make corporate, one off or regular personal donations.

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Because you can’t always do it yourself…

If you or a member of your family is a past or present employee of the home improvement industry and you need financial assistance, no matter how small, then we’d be happy to help. Redundancy, accidents and illness are always a possibility…

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Latest news

28 Jun 2024
Announcement – New Chairman!

Announcement – New Chairman!

A big welcome to our new Chairman at Rainy Day Trust.

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11 Apr 2024

A huge thank you to Janet Nicholls and all at Yorkshire Trading Co. for their generous donation

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27 Mar 2024
Please vote to help Rainy Day Trust win a donation!

Please vote to help Rainy Day Trust win a donation!

This March, you can help Rainy Day Trust to win a donation in just 2 clicks! All you need to do is cast your free vote for us in the Discount Promo Codes charity poll.   Every month, money saving experts Discount Promo Codes donate 20% of their profits to one lucky charity via their […]

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21 Feb 2024
Overbury – Wellbeing Events

Overbury – Wellbeing Events

A huge thank you to Overbury for inviting us to attend their recent wellbeing events in Leeds and Durham.

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Events & challenges

There’s always something fun and exciting going on at Rainy Day Trust. See the full list of our annual fundraising events here and get involved!

Christmas!!!

Christmas!!!

Keep an eye on our News page for Christmas fund raising ideas!

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London Big Half 3 September 2023

London Big Half 3 September 2023

We are looking for people to take part in the London Big Half and commit to raise vital funds for the Rainy Day Trust

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Halloween Walk Saturday 28 October 2023

Halloween Walk Saturday 28 October 2023

Walk 10km or 25km around some of London's scariest streets and historic haunts and raise money for the Rainy Day Trust

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Help & information

We provide help and information on a number of topics to help get you back and your feet. See them here:

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  • People we've helped

    Ann

    Having worked in the ceramics industry for 19 years and being fiercely independent, Ann was quite distressed when just getting into the garden became impossible.

    We were able to help support her by providing funds toward a wall and steps to improve her access.

  • People we've helped

    Kevin

    Recovering from illness and being reintroduced to work through a phased return to work programme meant money was getting tight.

    We provided a grant to support Kevin during these difficult times so he could concentrate on what mattered – his health and wellbeing.

  • People we've helped

    Mylene

    Christmas was fast approaching and Mylene’s cooker broke down. When it was deemed unfit for use she didn’t know what to do for the family.

    Having worked in the hardware industry she was eligible for a one off grant to help buy a new one.

  • People we've helped

    Margaret

    When Margaret found out her insurance wouldn’t cover the extensive smoke damage from a hob accident, her 19 years of working in garden products manufacturing meant we could step in.

    We were able to award her a grant to cover the cost of redecorating her kitchen.

  • People we've helped

    Doris

    Doris’s late husband ran a hardware store for 30 years, which meant we could be there in her time of need.

    We were there to help her with a grant to replace her draughty old windows in time for the winter.

  • People we've helped

    Neil

    Having to care full-time for his wife when she fell ill, life and finances were getting tougher by the day.

    Fortunately, Neil had worked for 9 years at a housewares retailer, so we could help with growing debts and provide grants to support the family.

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