Annual Campaign

You made a difference so 62,000 children with special needs and their families could get the help they needed over the last 50 years. Now, we’re facing a funding gap – the cost of services has increased. We need your gift to continue services to children with special needs and their families.

When a child is diagnosed with a special need, it affects not only the child, but the entire family.

Children like Nhygel need your help.
The youngest of four children, 10 year-old Nhygel has Autism. His family began receiving Targeted Case Management Services in 2014. “Rainbows has given us support in regards to the unknowns of having a child with special needs and the opportunity to not lose focus on our other children,” said Nathaniel, Nhygel’s father.

Since starting services with Rainbows, Nhygel’s confidence and speech development have shown great improvement. “My dream now is that he not be treated any differently and that he will be able to support himself as an adult,” said Nathaniel.

Read more of Nhygel’s story here.

Donate to Rainbows and change a life.

Families with extra challenges rely on you.
When Stevie’s healthy pregnancy ended with a sick baby and a diagnosis of Down Syndrome she was crushed. “I instantly knew it was true,” said Stevie. “I literally felt like I was dying. My world came crashing down.”

What followed were a million doctors’ appointments and an overwhelming feeling. Will had open heart surgery at 5 months old and was in the hospital for 8 days.

Now 2 years old, Will is thriving, gaining weight, using sign language and a few words. Thanks to therapy through Rainbows he’s walking all over the place with his walker, dancing and having fun.

Read more of Will’s story here.

Your gift has brought hope and answers to families in the middle of crisis, helping them succeed and find strength over the last 50 years. Families are counting on you today to help raise $150,000 by December 31, 2022.

Your support matters

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Matching Gift Companies

Check out our list of Matching Gift Companies. If your company is listed, your gift could double or even triple your donation to Rainbows. Since this is a partial list yours may still match…be sure to double-check with your employer. If you have any questions, please contact 316.558.3414 or khinshaw@rui.org

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