Our Signature Events

Annual Toy Drive

Annual Toy Drive

Any time we visit our wish children, at home, at our office or at the hospital, The Rainbow Connection arrives with gifts in hand!

Please donate and bring smiles to the faces of Michigan children with life threatening illnesses.


Order Gifts Online

CLICK HERE to select a gift from our Amazon “Wish List” and it will be shipped directly to The Rainbow Connection!

 Amazon Users!

Select The Rainbow Connection as your charity at https://smile.amazon.com/ and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to The Rainbow Connection!

Deliver Toys Donations to The Rainbow Connection

November 21-December 22

8:00 am-4:00 pm weekdays or call (248) 601-9474

 Top Gift Suggestions

Adult Coloring Books and Colored Pencils

Family Games age 8 and up

Gift Cards
Basketballs, Footballs, Soccer balls
Art and Craft Kits

Sports Team Memorabilia

Sports Team Hats, Scarves, and Gloves

iPod/ iTunes Cards

Nerf Guns and Toys

Bath & Body Works Gift Sets
Make up, Nail Polish and Accessories


Bring new unwrapped gifts


Price: $0.00

Date: October 14, 2016

The Rainbow Connection
621 West University
Rochester, MI
48307 Map and Directions

$8/$18/$80 - Wine Taste & Test

wine glasses

Thursday, November 3rd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Toast Restaurant 203 Pierce Street- Birmingham

Can you guess which wines are $8, $18 or $80???

(Maybe not, but there is no downside as we will try 15 Sommelier picked wines from around the world and fulfill 2 children's dreams) The Taste Test  Valedictorian will graduate with an awesome prize!





Event produced by Max Broock Realtors-Birmingham in conjunction with Toast Restaurant





Price: $45.00

Date: November 3, 2016

203 Pierce
Birmingham, MI
49009 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Celebration of Dreams-November 20th

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Join us for a casual holiday gathering with good friends, great food and holiday cheer.

Sunday, November 20, 2016
5PM – 8PM

San Marino Club
1685 East Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083


Wish Child Fashion Show 

Gifts Galore Silent Auction


Reservations $75 Per Person


Sponsorships Available:

GOLD STAR - $25,000
Reserved Table for Ten, Prominent Recognition, Commemorative Plaque

SILVER BELL - $10,000
Reserved Table for Eight, Wish Child Photo Plaque, Event Recognition

EVERGREEN - $5,000
Four Reservations to the Event, Wish Child Photo Plaque, Event Recognition

Four Reservations to the Event, Wish Child Co-Sponsor Recognition, Event Recognition

YULETIDE - $1,000
Four Reservations to the Event, Event Recognition

Two Reservations to the Event, Event Recognition

Event Recognition

Submit using the convenient online payment method below.



Price: $75.00 — $25000.00

Date: November 20, 2016

San Marino Club
1685 East Big Beaver
Troy, MI
USA Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

2017 Walk for Kids: Jimmy Johns Field Utica


2017 Walk for Kids - August 5th

Start your team today! Call 248-601-9474 ext. 37 for more information.

Download your printable Walk for Kids "Join my Team" postcard to pass out to all your friends and family. Click here to download.







Price: $25.00

Date: August 5, 2017

Jimmy Johns Field
7171 Auburn Rd
Utica, MI
48317 Map and Directions