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Rainbow Week 2015

Stef Faiella
Jun 08, 2015

Rainbow Week is our annual fundraising event. We challenge everyone to wear a specific colour for every day of the week for fun and a good cause! The 2015 challenge is from 15th to 20th June. Are you ready to be a Rainbow Warrior?

 

THREESIXTY ARCHITECTURE - RAINBOW WEEK CHALLENGE 2015

FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE for EAST PARK SCHOOL, GLASGOW

WHAT IS RAINBOW WEEK?

Rainbow Week is a challenge to wear a specific colour for every day of the week, with the dual purpose of having fun and raising money for a good cause.

It started as a playful activity at Threesixty Architecture in 2013 as we fought the age old stereotype of architects always dressing in black! It create such an enjoyable atmosphere in our office that in 2014 we decided to combine it with a fundraising event. Two great things happened, we raised almost £1,000 and many of our Facebook followers spontaneously joined in. So this year we have decided to go a step further and formally invite our friends to participate in the fun!

WHEN ARE WE DOING IT?

Rainbow Week will start on Monday 15.06.15 and finish on Saturday 20.06.15

WHO ARE WE DOING IT FOR?

East Park School, in the Maryhill area of Glasgow, has provided Education and Supported Accommodation services to children and young people with additional support needs, including autism, since 1874.

Since 2013, Threesixty Architecture have been involved with the school to help deliver an expansion project providing on-site specialist Residential and Respite accommodation as well as a new classroom wing which will provide dedicated safe and secure teaching accommodation for children with additional support needs, whilst reinforcing East Park School’s place in the local community. The enabling works commence on site at the end of June, so they are currently fundraising to finance this project with a view to complete in August 2016, and we want to help them!

As it turns out East Park share our passion for Colours! They are really important to the children, whose regular use of colours can help them differentiate and recognise each day of the week. During Rainbow Week, we are joining them in their weekly journey through colour:

  • 15.06.15 – GREEN MONDAY
  • 16.06.15 – YELLOW TUESDAY
  • 17.06.15 – ORANGE WEDNESDAY
  • 18.06.15 – BLUE THURSDAY
  • 19.06.15 – RED FRIDAY
  • 20.06.15 – RAINBOW SATURDAY – (CONIC HILL WALK, BALMAHA).

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Everyone! We want you all to become Rainbow Warriors! We would love for your business to participate in the project. However, if you are a lonely Warrior, fear not, join in the fun yourself! All we ask is that you send us your colourful photos every day to show your support! If you participate as a business we are looking for one warrior to act as a coordinator!

HOW WILL WE RAISE FUNDS?

We are recommending a donation of £200 for businesses and a £20 donation for individuals. But any donation however small is welcome!

www.virginmoneygiving.com/ThreesixtyArchitecture

WHAT DO I DO NEXT?

By now I’m sure you can’t wait to show off your colourful wardrobe! To register as a business or individual or if you have any queries please get in touch with Stefano Faiella at stef@360architecture.com.

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