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Fundraise On Facebook For Rainbow Families

Fundraise On Facebook For Rainbow Families

24.07.2021

Is your birthday coming up? You can now support Rainbow Families by fundraising on Facebook for us. There are a range of different ways you can support our work just using your Facebook profile.  ...

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Australia's first LGBTQ+ lactation class

Australia's first LGBTQ+ lactation class

19.07.2021

On Saturday 17 July, Rainbow Families and the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) ran the first LGBTQIA+ BEL (Breast/chestfeeding Education Live) online. This lactation education class was r...

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Join our team

Join our team

01.07.2021

We are looking for a part time Community Worker to set up and coordinate our Peer Support Program.  About the Peer Support Program The Rainbow Families Peer Support Program will offer peer to peer ...

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Support us through Give With Bing

Support us through Give With Bing

18.06.2021

We’re excited to announce an easy way to support Rainbow Families without opening your wallet - Give with Bing! Join Microsoft Rewards, earn points for your Microsoft Bing searches, and your points...

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Breastfeeding, chestfeeding and human milk feeding: Supporting LGBTQ+ families

Breastfeeding, chestfeeding and human milk feeding: Supporting LGBTQ+ families

31.05.2021

Two years ago we recognised a gap in support for LGBTQ+ families within the lactation and human milk feeding field. We found that there were no classes specifically for LGBTQ+ parents about infant ...

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Pen Pal Fun

Pen Pal Fun

27.05.2021

Our pen pal program with Rainbow Families USA has started with a bang. There are 20 Aussies and 20 Americans that are busily writing to each other, sharing what life is like on the other side of th...

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Calling all 12 – 18 year olds – Your views and ideas are important!

Calling all 12 – 18 year olds – Your views and ideas are important!

27.05.2021

Rainbow Families is working with researchers from the Young and Resilient Research Centre at Western Sydney University and UNICEF to develop resources for organisations who design behavioural inter...

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Pantomime

Pantomime

26.05.2021

We are excited to announce our first ever pantomime will be happening this year and we would love you to be involved! At this stage are looking for people to get involved in the preproduction and b...

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Volunteer Profile Will

Volunteer Profile Will

26.05.2021

You may have noticed that our Instagram feed is looking very professional lately. That is thanks to the wonderful Will. Will joined our marketing committee in September and put his hand up to manag...

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#StrongSafeFabulous Event

#StrongSafeFabulous Event

03.05.2021

On May 2nd Rainbow Families from across Sydney came together for our first face to face event in over a year. The day was all about families being #StrongSafeFabulous, with lots of opportunities fo...

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