Rainbow Voices - Phase 1
Rainbow Voices is a project of hope. In the first phase, we will ‘bring back the rainbow’ into our local community by encouraging everyone to fill their windows with colourful paper crafts and sending hundreds of handmade cards with messages of hope to those who need it most.
We want to involve the whole community in the project. Rainbow Voices will be rolled out in phases from March-August 2021.
Phase 1 - Bring Back the Rainbow
1,000 FREE Rainbow Craft Envelopes will be available to the residents, businesses & community groups of Zone 2 in March 2021. Any individual household can get their envelope from a local collection point or receive one via a community group they are connected to. All pupils of West Rainton, Pittington or Sherburn Primary have been sent an envelope via their school.
Click on the button below for more information about Rainbow Voices and how you could get involved.
Our Collection Points can be found at:
West Rainton: St. Mary's Church | Julie's Deli | Storehouse Pharmacy | Downey's Fish & Chip Shop | Homer Hill Farm
Pittington: Pittington Village Shop (Jubilee House)
Sherburn Village: Shergill's Newsagent
Sherburn Hill: Taylor's News
If you cannot get to a collection point, and would like to nominate someone to receive a pack, please click here.
We would love to offer more opportunities for people to get their envelopes, and for community groups to get involved. Please help us connect with all the groups, organisations & businesses in your village including clubs, societies and groups, churches and community centres, pubs, cafes and restaurants, GP surgeries, chemists, post offices, shops, hair & beauty salons, businesses - who can all take part in this project as a GROUP, SPACE, or both.
A GROUP can get involved by:
Distributing envelopes to their members | Adopting a window to decorate | Volunteering to help to deliver to vulnerable people in our community
Groups might include a club, society, church or charity - for example the local Brownies or WI.
A SPACE can get involved by:
Displaying posters & flyers | Being a collection point (providing a small space to display an A4 sized box) | Decorating window spaces | Allowing a group to adopt a window & decorate it for you
Spaces might include shops, pubs, GP surgeries or village halls.