Rainbow Place

In Kind Donations

We are so grateful to all of you for your generous donations.

We currently have enough clothing and toiletries to last the entire season!

However, we are in need of:
Vinyl exam gloves

Small Paper Bowls for salad, oatmeal, cereal, etc.
Hot and Cold Drink Cups
Coated Paper Plates - 6 and 9 inch
HE Liquid Laundry Detergent

Plastic Forks, Knives, and Spoons
Food Service Gloves for Volunteers Serving Meals
XL and XXL Heavy Winter Coats
Long Underwear
Travel Tissue Packets
Shower Caps
Ear Plugs
Smead ETYJ Color-Coded Year Labels 68316, 1.50" Width x 0.75" Length, 1/Bx, Rectangle, 500/Roll or smaller, Orange (available at Staples) 2018-19
HP Printer Ink 950 and 951

The list above is updated regularly. Please call before bringing donations so we can be sure someone will be available at the shelter.

There are many other ways to donate to Rainbow Place. 
We accept monetary donations as well as in kind donations of food and supplies.
Approximately 40% of our annual budget comes from in kind donations. 
Monetary donations are used for facility maintenance, staff funding, to purchase 
food, paper, cleaning products, shelter supplies, and bus tokens. 
Forever Stamps, Gift Cards to Sam's Club and Staples are always helpful and appreciated.

Other Needed Items

Food Accepted Year Round: 
Individually Wrapped Snacks (Chips, Cookies, Crackers, Granola Bars), Shelf Stable Juices (Apple, Cranberry, and Grape),Instant Hot Cocoa (Packets), Instant Oatmeal, Breakfast Cereal, Instant Coffee - Decaf (Large Can), Powdered Coffee Creamer, Individually Wrapped Cups of Mixed Fruit, Pudding or Applesauce, Canned Goods, such as mixed vegetables, carrots, green beans, lima beans, tomatoes, baked beans, cans of tuna fish and chicken, beef stew, and Vienna sausages 

Paper Products:  
Dixie Coated Paper Plates (6" and 9"), Dixie Coated Paper Bowls, Dixie Coated Paper Cups (7-8 oz.), Napkins, Paper Towel Rolls, Zip Lock Gallon Freezer Bags, Zip Lock Sandwich Bags, Plastic Wrap, Aluminum Foil, Paper Lunch Bags, Plastic Knives, Forks, and Spoons 

Personal Items: 
Only deodorant is needed at this time; however, keep in mind for future donations that travel size toiletries should be unopened and toothbrushes individually wrapped to keep them fresh and sanitary.


Cash donations and in kind donations of goods and services are always appreciated at Rainbow Place. In fact, we could not do what we do without the support of our generous donors.
Tax ID number (EIN) 47-5082306

We are so grateful to all of you for your generous donations. We currently have enough clothing and toiletries to last the entire season!

Volunteer Your Time

We need many volunteers year round to help us fulfill our mission here at Rainbow Place.  You can help as an Evening Meal Server or Preparer,  during the daytime, over a holiday and we need people as emergency resources at times. 

Click to learn more about the many ways you can volunteer at Rainbow Place