11:42AM, Sunday 19 August 2012
A charity that helps sick and disabled children is calling on the public to help it win a £250,000 home.
Rosie's Rainbow Fund is one of 24 finalists in a competition to celebrate Persimmon Homes' 40th anniversary.
Carolyn Mayling, who founded the charity in 2003 after her daughter Rosie tragically died at the age of 11 from a rare blood disease, said she was 'stunned and delighted' to be in the final.
"Winning the house would allow us to provide an adapted and accessible coastal holiday home for families experiencing intolerable strain," she added.
"We really hope that people get behind us and help us to win the house."
Rosie's Rainbow, which is based in Bath Road, Maidenhead, helps families affected by serious illness, disability and child bereavement by running music therapy sessions and support groups.
The winner will be announced at a special lunch at Kensington Roof Garden on September 27.
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