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Volunteer Your Time

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering at Rainbow Place

Each year over 300 volunteers assist us as we seek to provide winter, emergency overnight shelter to women experiencing homelessness in our community.  We continue to need your help in volunteering in these areas:  Click here to signup to volunteer this summer at Rainbow Place. Sign up for next season will begin in the fall.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator if you have any questions.  We look forward to having you join us.

How to Volunteer

Click here to signup to volunteer this summer at Rainbow Place. Sign up for next season will begin in the fall.

Be sure to select the preferred method for us to contact you, your volunteer skills and the days/times you are available, and then simply click the arrows between the 2 boxes to move your choices to move your selections over to the "chosen" box so that we can meet your scheduling needs.

Thank you in advance for using the online sign up!
Volunteers under 18 can sign up online but will need to print, sign and bring the following 2 forms with them when they come to Rainbow Place to volunteer

Volunteer to Provide Food

Food Accepted October 30th-March 30th

We also need volunteers to provide food.  When you provide food please deliver meals/casseroles in two (2)  9" x 13" disposable foil pans.  Your food donation must be able to feed 30 women.  Some food items we can use are listed below, but be creative and bring other nutritious meals and foods which you enjoy.
  • Baked or Roasted Chicken
  • Meatloaf 
  • Pre Cooked Hamburgers 
  • English Muffins
  • Cereal (Cheerios, Shredded Wheat, Raisin Bran) 
  • Desserts/Cookies/Pastries 
  • Cream Cheese Packets (Large Box) 
  • Sliced Whole Grain Sandwich Bread 
  • Fresh Fruit (Bananas, Apples, Pears, Oranges, and Grapes)
  • Water Bottles (12 oz.)
  • Packaged Sliced Turkey, Ham, and Cheese
  • Lunch Bags (28, everything except the sandwich)
More Details on food preparations and delivery can be printed by clicking on Food_Program_FY2013.doc


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!