Registered Charity Number: 1158348 – RAINBOW CHILD FOUNDATION
We are pleased to confirm that we are satisfied RAINBOW CHILD
FOUNDATION is established for charitable purposes only for the public
benefit. It has therefore been entered onto the Register of Charities with the
Registered Charity Number 1158348. The decision to register RAINBOW
CHILD FOUNDATION was based on the information supplied during the
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