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There are many ways to help Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow) expand our mission to provide service-enriched housing to low-income households. Rainbow is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. All donations are tax deductible. Here are just a few ways you may help revitalize the communities we serve.


Thank you for considering a donation.
Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.
All donations are tax deductible.
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Capacity Building/Organizational Support

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation has increased our real estate and services portfolio by over 1,400 units in the past year. We will require additional funding to help build our program and staff capacity to enable us to address the growing number of households served.

Program Grants

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow) has a number of exciting programs and initiatives that require the support of individual, corporate, and philanthropic sponsors. Below are just some of the initiatives that benefit from donations:

  • Rainbow Scholars
  • Rainbow Back-to-School Backpack Drive
  • Move Men to Employment (MM2E) – donations would go toward the purchase of suits for men embarking on professional employment
  • Return on Investment – Female (ROI f) – donations would go toward the purchase of work clothes for those women embarking on professional employment
  • GED – donations would go toward GED classes


Our onsite programs and services are always in need of additional supplies and equipment.  Please see our current list below or check our wish list on Amazon.

Program Delivery 

  • Televisions
  • VCR/DVD Players
  • Color Printers
  • Stereo Systems with Microphones
  • Digital Cameras

Program Supplies

  • Bookcases
  • Head Phones
  • Wall Mounts (for TVs)
  • Locking Storage
  • World Globes
  • Office Storage Cabinets
  • Wall Clocks
  • Craft Supplies

Educational Items

  • Educational DVDs
  • Atlases/Dictionaries/Thesauruses
  • Computer Software/Tutorials
  • Books (SAT Prep/Educational)
  • Board Games

Youth Program Supplies 

  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Paper
  • Paints and Brushes
  • Sports Equipment (all sports)
  • Dry Erase Boards
  • Backpacks

Exterior Supplies 

  • Concrete Picnic Tables
  • 30-Gallon Receptacles (Trash/Recycling)

Emergency Supplies

  • Gift Cards for Groceries
  • Gift Cards for Clothing
  • Prepaid Utility Cards
  • Bus Passes
  • Gas Cards

Office Supplies 

  • Computer Desks
  • Copiers
  • Computer Printers/Scanners
  • Dell Computers
  • Computer Monitors
  • Paper Shredders
  • Laminating Machines
  • Overhead Projectors
  • Office Chairs

Prior to making your donation, please e-mail us to determine the best course of action and if the item is still in need.