Rita's Rainbows Projects

Putting smiles on the faces of children!

2015

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support- April – Purchased 12 cans of infant formula and jumbo boxes of wipes for the babies they serve.

Independent Living Program –April– Assisted funding goodie bags at the awards night for the teen’s – twenty one year olds in their program.

Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo – April - $300.00 to be used for scholarships for underprivileged children in their dance programs.

Department of Social Services – April – Purchased bunk bed frame, mattress & pillow covers, and delivered gently used mattress  for a child.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – April – Purchased and delivered 65 Spring/Easter Baskets for all the children in their programs.

Prado Day Center/Maxine Lewis Shelter- April – Purchased and delivered 15 Spring/Easter Baskets for all the children in their programs.

Martha’s Place –April – Purchased and delivered 29 Spring/Easter Baskets for all the children in their programs.

MBHS Safe and Sober Grad Night – April – Contributed to assist in funding so all seniors will be able to attend a safe & sober grad night.

SLO County Library –April- $900.00 for the Summer Reading Program; 4-H Scientists run hands –on science programs at 6 libraries.

Camp Ocean Pines – April – Provided $1000.00 for science camp scholarships for children in need.

Music Motive – March – Donated $1000.00 to be used for science camp scholarships for children in their music programs.

Beatitude House – March – Provided additional jumbo boxes of diapers for the babies they serve.

Fort Hope – March- Donated $500.00 to be used for supplies for the children’s enrichment programs.

Martha’s Place –March –Purchased 4 area rugs for the play & exam rooms and purchased a large assortment of boys clothing.

San Luis Obispo High School Grad Night – March – Contributed $500.00 to the SLOHS Sober Grad Night 2015.

Martha’s Place – March –Funded art classes for a child and purchased boxes of diapers for children they serve.

SLO Museum of Art -March – Contributed $1000.00 to their Children’s Art Program scholarship fund.

Transitions Mental Health Association – March – Contributed $600.00 for sensory items to be used in the TMHA Youth Treatment Program.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support- March – Purchased 12 cans of infant formula for the babies they serve.

Beatitude House – March – Provided several jumbo boxes of diapers for the babies they serve.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Feb. – Purchased, collected & donated socks in memory of Sera Day Coryell for the children they serve.

Martha’s Place – February – Purchased, collected & donated socks in memory of Sera Day Coryell for the children they serve.

Prado Day Center/ Maxine Lewis Shelter– Feb. Purchased, collected & donated socks in memory of Sera Day Coryell for the children in the shelters.

Foster Child – February – Purchased activity center, bedding, bibs and teething beads for a child in foster care.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – February – Paid for the Little League fees for one of the children in their program.

Tu Nidito – February– Sent off 10 Stuffies in memory of Angelique Redondo for their children’s grief & counseling programs.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support- February –Donated Pack n Play’s, High Chairs and Infant formula for the babies in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – February – Purchased board games and sets of family and animal figures to be used with children’s therapy.

Child Development Resource Center of the Central Coast – January – Donated $300.00 for counseling sessions for the children they serve.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – January – Donated educational prevention curriculum for highly at risk children and teens they serve.

Martha’s Place – January – Purchased a crib, mattress and mattress pad for a newly housed 6 month old baby in their program.

Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo – January - $300.00 to be used for scholarships for underprivileged children in their dance programs.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support- January – Purchased strollers, high chairs, infant formula and diapers for the babies  in their programs.

PEAK Pacheco – January- $1000.00 to assist with scholarships for children’s extracurricular activities.

2014

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation – December – Contributed $1000.00 to provide financial aid for children to attend their programs.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support- December – Purchased high chairs and diapers for the babies in their programs.

Martha’s Place – December – Donated gifts for a few of the children in their program and funds for gift bags to be used for holiday gifts.

Women’s Shelter Program – December – Provided emergency funding to be used for clothing and supplies for a teen in their program.

Prado Day Center/ Maxine Lewis Shelter– Nov./Dec. – Purchased holiday gifts from the wish list of each of  the children in their program.

Grief Management Consultants- December – Contributed financial aid to be used for clothing for 2 teens in their program.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – November – Purchased infant formula, strollers and wipes for the babies  in their programs.

Women’s Shelter Program – November – Purchased and collected holiday toys and gift certificates for the children and teens they serve.

Wilshire Hospice – November – Donated 10 Stuffies  in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Jack’s Helping Hand – November. – Donated an assortment of toys and books and a gift card for their adaptive toy lending library.

Grief Management Consultants- Nov. – Donated 6 Stuffies in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – October – Purchased cans of assorted baby formula and 6 crib blankets.

Women’s Shelter Program – October – Provided funding for tennis lessons for one of the children in their program.

Martha’s Place – October –Provided diapers, wipes and a large assortment of infant and toddler clothing for the children they serve.

SLO County Library –September- Fulfilled a wish list of a large assortment of interactive toys for the children’s library program.

Women’s Shelter Program – September – Provided diapers, wipes and certificates for shoes for the children in their programs.

Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo – September - $300.00 to be used for scholarships for underprivileged children in their dance programs.

Beatitude House – September – Provided 13 jumbo boxes of diapers and some clothing for the children they serve.

Music Motive – September – Donated $1000.00 to be used for scholarships for children in their music programs.

Martha’s Place – September –Assisted with funding for the children’s exam room expenses, purchased a new jumbo Winnie the Pooh plush and a stroller.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – September- Purchased boxes of diapers, pack n play’s, strollers, and formula for the babies they serve.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation – Sept. – Sent $1000.00 to provide financial aid for children to attend their programs.

DeGroot’s Home- September – Purchased several cases of Ensure & Ensure Plus for the children residing in their home.

Nipomo Youth Coalition –September -$2000.00 assistance for food, clothing, sports, field trips, school supplies and other educational needs.

Paso Robles Art Association – August – Donated $750.00 for the event Arte de Tiza, supporting art programs for children & teens.

Martha’s Place – August – Fulfilled a request for therapy toys used in the waiting room at SART.

Tu Nidito – August– Sent off 10 Stuffies in memory of Angelique Redondo for their children’s grief & counseling programs.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – August- Provided high chairs, and Infant formula for the babies in their program.

Martha’s Place – July – Provided funding for children’s clothing for a family in their program.

Opera San Luis Obispo- July – $800.00 to provide scholarships for children who qualify for financial aid who want to attend the Opera Camp.

SLO Museum of Art -July – Contributed $500.00 to their Children’s Art Program scholarship fund.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – July- Provided baby wipes, diapers and Infant formula for the babies in their program.

Assistance League -  Sue’s Stars- June -$1500.00 to assist with the clothing of middle school students.

Martha’s Place – June – Purchased diapers, a large assortment of clothing and  misc. items for the children they serve.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – June- Purchased infant formula and diapers for the babies they serve.

Templeton Independent Study High School- Rita Goehner Memorial Award – June-– $350.00- 2 graduating students who excel in the Arts.

DeGroot’s Home- May – Purchased several cases of Ensure & Ensure Plus for the children residing in their home.

Tree of Life – May – Purchased 5 convertible car seats for the babies they serve.

Jack’s Helping Hand – Camp Reach for the Stars – May- Provided the funding for an obstacle bounce house for the campers.

Performing Arts Center (SLO) – May- Contributed $500.00 to enable 60 children to attend one of their matinee performances.

Fort Hope – May- Donated $500.00 to be used for supplies for the children’s enrichment programs.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – May- Purchased infant formula and diapers for the babies they serve.

Martha’s Place – May –Purchased a car seat and a stroller for a child that is in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program – April – Purchased and delivered 42 Spring/Easter Baskets for the children in their programs.

Prado Day Center/Maxine Lewis Shelter- April – Purchased and delivered 22 Spring/Easter Baskets for all the children in their programs.

Martha’s Place – April – Purchased and delivered 19 Spring/Easter Baskets for the children in their programs.

Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo – April - Donated $300.00 to be used for scholarships for underprivileged children in their dance programs.

Teens Together – March – Provided funding for a dinner celebration following their extracurricular activity for the girls in their program.

San Luis Coastal ED Class – March – Purchased an EZ Up Tent for their annual beach celebration held for graduating seniors.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – March – Purchased 12 cans of infant formula for the babies that they serve.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – March – Delivered 10 puppets and 18 bags with art supplies to be used by the therapists with the children.

Grief Management Consultants- March – Donated 10 Stuffies in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Care Package for Sick Child in Need – March – Sent off a box with some outfits and plush toys for a child who has been very ill.

Tu Nidito – February– Sent off 10 Stuffies in memory of Angelique Redondo for their children’s grief & counseling programs.

SLO County Library -February- Provided funding for hands on chemistry summer programs at several branches of the SLO County Library.

Alpha Pregnancy & Parenting Support – February – Purchased 12 cans of infant formula for the babies that they serve.

MBHS Safe and Sober Grad Night – February – Contributed to assist in funding so all seniors will be able to attend a safe & sober grad night.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – February – Purchased and delivered 4 Art Carts filled with supplies for the therapists to use in schools.

Martha’s Place – February – Purchased a large assortment of clothing and an assortment of children’s therapy toys for their program.

SLO Museum of Art -January – Contributed $1000.00 to their Children’s Art Program scholarship fund.

Beatitude House – January- Sent out several jumbo boxes of diapers for the children they serve.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center- January – Purchased 12 cans of Infant formula, 7 high chairs & 6 feeding seats for the babies.

Music Motive – January – Donated $1000.00 to be used for scholarships for children in their music programs.

DeGroot’s Home – January –Purchased audio, visual & sensory toys & 14 cases of Ensure for the children residing in their home.

2013

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center- December – Purchased 12 high chairs and feeding seats for the children in their program.

Prado Day Center/ Maxine Lewis Shelter– December – Purchased holiday gifts from the wish list of each of the 44 children in their program.

Martha’s Place – December – Purchased Holiday gifts from the wish list for 20+ children currently in their program.

Teens Together – December – Contributed $300.00 to their enrichment activity, and purchased holiday gifts for the teens in their program

Beatitude House – November – Assisted with funding drum lessons for 3 months for one of the children they serve.

HRCI Contractor- California Army National Guard – November – Purchased holiday gifts for 2 children in their program.

Independent Living Program –Nov.– Assisted with funding for Holiday gifts for the teen’s through twenty one year olds in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – November – Purchased and gathered toys and gift cards for the children and teens in their program.

HRCI Contractor- California Army National Guard – November – Purchased birthday gifts for 2 children in their program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center- October – Purchased several play yards, jumbo boxes of baby wipes and five crib blankets.

Parents Helping Parents – October – Purchased special onesies & books for 6 of their newborn hospital baskets.

HRCI Contractor- California Army National Guard – October – Purchased 2 boxes of diapers & wipes for a baby in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – October – Purchased a game for a child in their program requested by their therapist.

DeGroot’s Home – September – Ordered 25 cases of Ensure for the children residing in their home.

Nipomo Youth Coalition –September -$1500.00 assistance for food, clothing, sports, field trips, school supplies and other educational needs.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center–Sept.- Ordered 12 Umbrella Strollers, 6 Feeding Seats, 6 Hi-chairs, & 3 Playards for the babies they serve.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Sept. – Purchased and delivered 8 Art Carts filled with supplies for the therapists to use in schools.

Care Package for Sick Child – Sept. – A box with a pillow pet, a couple outfits, and story books for a child who has been very ill.

SLO Symphony – Everyday Etudes – August – Donated $500.00 to be used for funding the Everyday Etudes program in the classrooms

Music Motive – August – Donated $500.00 to be used for scholarships for children in their music programs.

Beatitude House August – Sent out 14 large boxes of diapers & assisted with funding a school enrichment activity for teen in their program.

Paso Robles Art Association – August – Donated $500.00 for the event Arte de Tiza, supporting art programs for children & teens.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – August- Purchased and delivered an assortment of baby boys clothing and gently used items.

Hospice Partners- August – Donated 10 Pillow Pets in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Tu Nidito – August – Sent off 10 Pillow Pets in memory of Angelique Redondo for their children’s grief & counseling programs.

Assistance League Sue’s Stars- July -$1000.00 to assist with the clothing of middle school students.

Martha’s Place – July – Purchased a car seat for a child in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – July – Ordered boxes of diapers and pull-ups to be sent out for the children that they serve.

Outside Now – Art of Mentoring- July – Assisted with scholarship tuition for 1 child in their program who will be attending a workshop.

Cambria Connection – July –Purchased  basketballs & net, ping pong paddles, balls & net, and face painting supplies for their children’s party.

Opera San Luis Obispo- July – $800.00 to provide scholarships for children who qualify for financial aid who want to attend the Opera Camp.

DeGroot’s Home – June – Ordered 18 cases of  ensure and some diapers for the children residing in their home.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – June- Purchased and delivered an assortment of baby boys clothing fulfilling their request.

Templeton Independent Study High School- Rita Goehner Memorial Award – June-– $300.00- 2 graduating students who excel in the Arts.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – May – Purchased  replacement white boards for their children’s counseling rooms.

Martha’s Place – May – Purchased a car seat, a pair of boys shoes and a belt for children in their program.

Teens Together  - May – Provided funding for pizza following their extracurricular activity for the girls in their program.

Beatitude House – April – Purchased several large packages of diapers in assorted sizes for the babies in their program.

Martha’s Place – April – Purchased 2 car seats for the children in their program.

Nipomo Little League – April – Contributed $500.00 towards the purchase of a replacement batting cage net that was stolen in March.

SLO Parks & Rec – Aquatics – April- Donated $500.00 to help fund swim classes and/or programs for underprivileged children.

SLO County Library -April- Provided funding for arts and crafts teen summer programs at several branches of the SLO County Library. 

Martha’s Place – April – Purchased toys, pillows, and other items for the therapy room used for the children in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program – March – Purchased and delivered 25 Easter Baskets for the children in their programs.

Prado Day Center/Maxine Lewis Shelter- March – Purchased and delivered 12 Easter Baskets for all the children in their programs.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – March – Purchased strollers, pack n’ plays & high chairs for the infants & toddlers in their program.

Martha’s Place – March- Purchased clothing for the children in their program and also and bins for the sorting and storage of the clothing.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation – February – Sent $500.00 to provide financial aid for children to attend their programs.

Martha’s Place – February – Purchased toys for the therapy room for the children in their program.

PEAK Pacheco – February- $500.00 to assist with scholarships for children’s extracurricular activities

MBHS Safe and Sober Grad Night – February – Contributed to assist in funding so all seniors will be able to attend a safe & sober grad night.

Beatitude House – January – Purchased several large packages of diapers in assorted sizes for the babies in their program.

Music Motive – January – Donated $500.00 to be used for their children’s music programs.

SLO Museum of Art -January – Contributed $500.00 to their Children’s Art Program scholarship fund.

2012

DeGroot’s Home – December – Purchased diapers, wipes and ensure for the children residing in their home.

Teen’s Together – December – Funded the Holiday Party Dinner and provided a gift for the girls in their program.

Prado Day Center/ Maxine Lewis Shelter– December – Provided hot chocolate and goodies for the children’s Christmas party.

Martha’s Place – December – Funded weighted blankets for the children in their therapy program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – December– Purchased lightweight strollers and high chairs for the babies in their program.

Tree of Life – December – Purchased 4 convertible car seats for the babies in their program.

Prado Day Center/ Maxine Lewis Shelter– Dec. – Purchased gifts from the wish list of each of the 28 children currently in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program – December – Collected, purchased and delivered toys and gift cards for the children and teens in their program.

Hospice Partners- November – Donated Anita’s Pillow Pets in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Dept. of Social Services -2012 Youth Calendar – Provided pizza for the foster youth involved in the 2012 Youth Calendar project.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – November – Provided funding for shoes for 3 children in their program.

Ventura Charter School – SLO – November – Donated $300.00 to assist with funding in the children’s music program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center-Oct. –Purchased Hi-Chairs and Diapers and dropped off bags of gently used baby clothes and supplies.

Martha’s Place- October – Funded a wish list of the toys and items needed for their Children’s therapy program.

Independent Living Program – Oct. – Assisted with funding for Holiday gifts for the teen’s through twenty one year olds in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – October – Donated $200.to their Emergency Fund to benefit children in their programs.

Excellence in Writing- September – Funded IEW curriculum programs for the 2012-2013 school year for low income qualifying families.

Martha’s Place – September – Purchased and delivered a 3-in-1 Car Sear for one of the toddlers in their program.

Nipomo Youth Coalition –September – $1500.00 assistance for food, clothing, sports, field trips, school supplies and other educational needs.

Excellence in Writing- August – Funded IEW curriculum programs for the 2012-2013 school year for low income qualifying family.

Teen’s Together – August – Assisted in funding the enrichment activity, including cooking and etiquette class, for the girls in their program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – August – Purchased baby wipes, pack n plays, high chairs, sleepers & onesies for the babies.

Tree of Life – August – Purchased 4 convertible car seats and 3 jumbo boxes of baby wipes for the babies in their program.

Paso Robles Art Association – August – Donated $500.00 for the event Arte de Tiza, supporting art programs for children & teens.

Assistance League Sue’s Stars- July -$1000.00 to assist with the clothing of middle school students.

Beatitude House – July – Purchased several large packages of diapers in assorted sizes for the babies in their program.

Opera San Luis Obispo- July – $800.00 to provide scholarships for children who qualify for financial aid who want to attend the Opera Camp.

SLO Parks & Rec – Aquatics – SLO Swim- July- Contributed $500.00 to help fund swim classes or programs for underprivileged children.

Excellence in Writing- July – Funded IEW curriculum programs for the 2012-2013 school year for low income qualifying family.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation – June – Sent $500.00 to provide financial aid for children to attend their programs.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – June – Purchased baby wipes, diapers, sleep n plays & onesies for the babies in their program.

Martha’s Place – June – Purchased an array of girls clothing and boys and girls socks and underwear for the children in their program.

Get On The Bus – June – Funded some grocery items needed for the children’s ice cream social following their visit with their loved ones.

Templeton Independent Study High School- Rita Goehner Memorial Award – June-– $300.00- 2 graduating students who excel in the Arts.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation – May – Sent $300.00 to provide financial aid for children to attend their programs.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – May–Purchased a gift card to be used for camping supplies for their clients.

Independent Living Program – May – Provided Vocal Lessons for a Foster Teen in their program who is living in a group home.

SLO Parks & Rec – Aquatics – SLO Swim- May- Contributed $300.00 to help fund swim classes or programs for underprivileged children.

Excellence in Writing- May – Funded IEW curriculum programs for the 2012-2013 school year for low income qualifying family.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – May– Funded class fees for Martial Arts classes for three of the children in their program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – April – Purchased 5 pack n plays, 3 hi chairs, newborn baby clothes for the babies in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – April –Purchased and delivered 27 Easter Baskets for the children in their programs.

Prado Day Center/Maxine Lewis Shelter-April – Purchased & delivered 13 Easter Baskets for the homeless children in their program.

Hospice Partners- April – Pillow Pets in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – March – Funded Soccer Shoes for one of the children in their program.

PEAK CL Smith- March – Contributed $500.00 to help fund their program “Promoting Extracurricular Activities with Kids”.

Atascadero Community Link-Mar.  Purchased tee shirts for the Latina Step Forward girls to identify themselves when they perform community service & on outings.

Music Motive – March – Donated $500.00 to be used for their children’s music programs.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO- February – Paid the application fee for Exploration Station for one of their families to obtain a computer.

SLO Museum of Art -Feb. – Contributed $500.00 to their Children’s Art Program scholarship fund.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – Feb. –8 bags of freshly laundered gently used clothing, crib mobile, play station, and changing pad.

Independent Living Program – Feb. – Provided Vocal Lessons for a Foster Teen in their program who is living in a group home.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO- Feb. – Provided funding for a pair of hockey skates so their client could continue playing club hockey.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – Jan. – Purchased 4 Play yards, 4 High Chairs and Boxes of Baby Wipes for the babies they serve.

MBHS Safe and Sober Grad Night – Jan. – Contributed to the fund so help all seniors attend a safe and sober grad night 2012.

Martha’s Place – Jan. – Purchased a lightweight portable stroller for one of the toddlers in their program.

2011

Martha’s Place – Dec. – Purchased the holiday gifts on the wish list for the children in their program.

Angel of Hope – Dec. – Provided Anita’s Pillow Pets for the sibling in their bereavement counseling program.

Teen’s Together – Dec. – Assisted in funding the Holiday Party Dinner for the girls in their program.

Women’s Shelter Program – Dec. – Collected and delivered toys and gift cards for the children and teens in their program.

Prado Day Center/ Maxine Lewis Shelter– Dec. – Purchased a gift from the wish list of each of the 19 children currently in their program. 

Martha’s Place – Dec. – Purchased a double stroller for two of the children in their program.

Foster Youth – Beca Pone – Dec. – Purchased 18 hoodies, coats & jackets in assorted styles and sizes for foster teens.

Dept. of Social Services -2012 Youth Calendar – Provided pizza for the foster youth involved in the 2012 Youth Calendar project.

DeGroot’s Home- Nov. – We delivered a large assortment of socks, several lullaby motion & musical toys, & 3 jumbo boxes of wipes.

Independent Living Program – Nov. – Assisted with funding for Holiday gifts for the teen’s through twenty one year olds in their program.

Special Delivery –Oct- Provided much needed diapers for the babies in their program

Military Parents – Oct. – Provided funding for packaging materials to send care packages to our teen’s & twenty’s serving our Country.

Prado Day Center- Oct. – Had 2 Cassette/CD players, Music & Story CD’s, Crayon’s Markers, & Color Books delivered for their children.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – Oct. – Ordered 9 High Chairs and Feeding Seats & 6 more Play Yards.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation – Sept. – Sent $500.00 to provide financial aid for children to attend their programs.

Seasons Grief & Loss Center-Sept.  Provided funding for a children’s table and chairs set for their therapy area.

Martha’s Place- Sept. – Fulfilled their wish list for some replacement toys for their exam rooms.

Beatitude House – Sept. – Purchased Children’s vitamins and several large packages of diapers for the babies and children in their program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – Sept. – Had 8 Play Yards & Pack & Plays delivered for the babies in their programs to use as cribs.

Paso Robles Art Association – Sept. – Donated $500.00 for the event Arte de Tiza, supporting art programs for children & teens.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO- August- Funded necessary expense for a school Football Program.

Nipomo Youth Coalition –Sept. $1500.00 assistance for food, clothing, sports, field trips, school supplies, and other educational needs.

Teens Together- Aug. – Assist in funding for their semi annual cultural event Dancing with the Stars, dinner and dance lessons.

SAFE–Aug. -Provided school clothing & shoes for qualified low income High-school and Preschool students.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO- Aug. – Funded application fee for Exploration Station.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – Aug. – Assorted clothing for boys 9mos – 24mos. for their clients.

Outside Now- Aug. – Assist with scholarship tuition for 2 children in their program who will be attending a workshop.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – July – 3 High Chairs & 3 Feeding Seats for babies in their program.

Hospice Partners- July -Purchased 11 Pillow Pets in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation – July – Assisted in funding a three week tennis class for a girl who qualified for their financial aid.

Martha’s Place – July – Purchased storage bins to organize the clothing supplies that we donated previously.

Teens Together – June – Purchased 8 pairs of warm up pants for the girls participating in the yoga program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – June – Purchased CD/Cassette/Radio players for 2 of their Art Therapy rooms.

Prado Day Center – June – Funded football camp for one of the boys in their program.

Martha’s Place – June –clothing, socks and underwear for boys and girls, bottles, formula, diapers, wipes, and more.

Templeton Independent Study High School- Rita Goehner Memorial Award – June-– $300.00 graduating student who excels in the Arts.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – May- Purchased 4 Playards (used as cribs) for their clients.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation- May- $1500.00 funds for Prado, MLHS, WSPSLO & Low Income Children for Summer Programs.

Opera San Luis Obispo- May – $500.00 to provide scholarships for children who attend the Opera Camp.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – May- Purchased a batch of boys clothing, and donated over a dozen bags of gently used clothes, etc.

DrumSchool/MusicSchool 101 –May- $300.00 for student scholarships for Bucketeers, a beginning level drum class.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO- May – Donated gently used furniture for the newly acquired transitional homes.

Fort Hope – May – donation of $300.00 for supplies for children in their programs.

SLO Library -May- $1200.00 funding for summer programs – 10 libraries will participate and 4H will run the programs.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – April – Assisted a child in their program with Guitar Lessons.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center –April –Sent out $80.00 of Enfimil Infant baby formula & Many bags of gently used clothing & access.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – April – 7 Easter Baskets for the children in their Safe House.

Central Coast Rescue Mission – April – $500.00 to help provide meals for children in their program.

Prado Day Center-April – 15 Easter Baskets for the homeless children in their program.

Tu Nidito – April – 10 Anita’s Pillow Pets in memory of Angelique Redondo for their children’s grief & counseling programs.

PEAK – April – $500.00 to assist with scholarships for children’s extra curricular activities

SLO Museum of Art-April -$500.00 to assist with Children’s Art Center scholarships.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center- March – 2 New High Chairs, 4 New Feeding Seats, 2 gently used  Pack n Plays & more.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – March – Funding for a client to attend BSA Summer Camp.

Hospice Partners- March – Pillow Pets in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center –Feb. –6 new  Playards,1 gently used crib w/ bedding & 8 large bags of gently used clothes & more.

SLO Parks & Recreation – Feb.  Provided funding for 14 – 2 week group swim lessons for underprivileged children.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center –Feb. – Purchased 48 packs of travel wet wipes for babies.

Prado Day Center –Jan. – Purchased  2 large totes filled with toddler toys: stackers, crayons, puzzles, books and more.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Jan. – Passed along an in kind donation of handmade knit hats to keep the kids nice and warm.

Special Delivery –Jan.-  Provided much needed diapers and wet wipes for the babies in their program.

2010

Women’s Shelter Program SLO- Dec. – 6 Jumbo boxes of diapers.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation –Dec. – $300.00 funding for Children with financial need.

Teens Together – Dec. – Provide gifts for holiday gathering.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center- Dec.- Purchased and delivered 8 new pack and plays for babies to use for cribs.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Nov. – Donated $500.00 to the children’s emergency fund.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Nov. – Funded application fee $15.00  for Exploration Station

Drum School 101- Oct, – $700.00  To assist with providing scholarships to children in need.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Oct. – Funded school photo packages  for 4 students in their program

Hospice Partners- Oct.– 15 Pillow Pets for the Children’s Grief Counseling and Bereavement Program

Nipomo Youth Coalition –Sept. $1500.00 assistance for food, clothing, sports, field trips, school supplies, and other educational needs.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation –Sept. Paid for the enrollment fee for an afrter school program for a qualifying child.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Aug. – Provide Transportation processing fee for 4 students in their program

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center-Aug.- Facilitate donation of  8 used cribs to families with babies without.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO-Aug.- funded $40.00 transportaion fee for 4 children in the Lucia Mar School District.

CCK Bear Aid – Aug.- Donated $300 which will provide 120 children with teddy bears who appear at the Children’s Court.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation-Aug.- $425.00 funds for Prado, MLHS, & WSPSLO Children for Summer Programs.

Teen’s Together – Aug. – Fund enrichment activity & dinner for 17 girls in the comprehensive counseling program.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO-July- Snacks for Art Therapy Program.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation-July- $450.00 funds for Prado, MLHS, & WSPSLO Children for Summer Programs

Opera San Luis Obispo – July – Fund 2 children for the Summer Opera Camp.

Prado Day Center-July- Little Tikes Giant Toybox, 3 rolling three drawer carts, for the children’s room.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center-July-  7 new Playards, Diapers, 2 used cribs & 3 used Playards, 4 Boys outfits.

San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation-June- $2500.00 fund for Prado, MLHS, & WSPSLO Children for Summer Programs.

Hawthorne Elementary-June- 17 Awards-6th Grade Reading Buddies – B&N Giftcards, Movie Experience Passes, & Yogurt Creation Certs.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center June-$500.00 for Emergency Children Fund.

Templeton Independent Study High School- Rita Goehner Memorial Award – June-– $300.00 graduating student who excels in the Arts.

MBHS Graduate Award-June – Laptop Computer to assist with continuing education.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center-May- – Purchase of 8 new Cosco Play yards

SLO Museum of Art-May-$500.00 to assist with Children’s Art Center scholarships.

SLO Library -Summer- $2400.00 to assist with funding for summer science programs at six of the branches.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – ongoing -Crib, bedding and toys.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO- 16 Jumbo boxes of Pull-ups in assorted sizes.

Hospice Partners- April -Pillow Pets in memory of Katie Reilly for the Children’s Bereavement Counseling Program.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center -April ongoing – Pack n Play donation.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO– April – Easter Baskets for the children in the safe house.

Prado Day Center – April – Easter Baskets for the children at the center.

Excellence in Writing –April -  writing program for Low income family.

Women’s Shelter Program SLO – Feb. – April – assist a high school swimmer with fees and supplies.

Fort Hope – March – donation of $150.00 for supplies for their program.

Women’s Shelter SLO – March – assist a child in their program with fees for Martial Art Classes for up to 3 mos.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center – March –continue ongoing donations –Diapers &  Pack n play.

Women’s Shelter SLO- March – assist with preschool tuition.

Excellence in Writing – March – writing program for low income family.

Women’s Shelter Program – March – diapers provided.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling – February –Pack n Play & Crib.

2009

Teen’s Together – December – transportation, gifts, & dessert for Christmas event.

Fort Hope – December- $350.00 funding for supplies.

Nipomo Food Pantry – December- provided 125 gifts for very needy children.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling – December- Cribs & Pack n play’s.

Assistance League Sue’s Stars- November -$1000.00 to assist with the clothing of middle school students.

Prado Day Center – December – provided a Christmas gift for every child on the list.

Five Acres- November – $2000.00 of patterned and colorful bed in a bags for the children in residence.

National Adoption Day Fun Festival – November funded Arts and Craft Supplies.

Alpha Pregnancy Counseling – November – Crib

Independent Living Program – November- $1000.00 for the emergency fund for tuition, books, and school supplies for teens .

Hospice Partners – October -provided 15 pillow pets for children/teens in their grief counseling program.

California Youth Connection – September -Assist with funding for a Speak Out event for foster youth

SLO Dept. of Social Services –Permanency Program-Sibling Harvest Festival – September- funded  games, prizes, food & decorations.

Prado Day Center –September -$750.00 for school clothing and shoes for homeless children.

Nipomo Youth Coalition –September $1500.00 assistance for food, clothing, sports, field trips, school supplies, and other educational needs.

Solid Rock Ranch – September- $1000.00 to help with food, clothing, school supplies, educational needs and entertainment.

San Luis Obispo Symphony – August -donated $500.00 to the Everyday Etudes programs on the schools.

Cal Poly YOPAC – August – donated $500.00 to assist Youth Outreach at the Performing Arts Center programs.

Teens Together – July- provided funding for an enrichment outing for 17 girls.

Hospice Partners – July- provided 15 pillow pets for children/teens in their grief counseling program.

San Luis Obispo Art Center – June $500.00 to help provide funding for the children’s/teen art programs.

Templeton Independent Study High School- Rita Goehner Memorial Award – June- $300.00 graduating student who excels in the Arts.

With Wings and A Halo – June- provided funding for 10 B.A.C.K. Packets filled with books to be given to First Responders.

Institute for Excellence in Writing – May, July, August Provided IEW Programs for individual families with children in need.

Hospice Partners- March –Pillow Pets for Children’s Grief Counseling Program.

Marian Hospice- March- Teen Care Notes to send to grieving teens after a loss of a loved one

Maxine Lewis Memorial Homeless Shelter -February 3 rolling carts filled with toys, games, and arts and craft supplies for the children

Hospice San Luis Obispo- January- 150 Helping Your Child Work through Grief Handbooks to be given to children

2008

Maxine Lewis Memorial Homeless Shelter- December - Blanket Drive- 24 blankets & throws, & gently used blankets and clothing

Maxine Lewis Memorial Homeless Shelter, San Luis Obispo- Sept/Oct – We were able to provide just under $ 1850.00 worth of

goods: 16 cots, 16 allergy free pillows, 4 pack-n-plays, backpacks, jackets, shoes, and socks.

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email us at: RR@Ritasrainbows.org  or call – (805) 458-5213