Rainbow of Hope would like you to consider us one of your charities. Any considerations for donations can be directed towards a particular project or activity that enhances the enjoyment of our residents. Presently donations can be sent to ROHF, 1951 County Line Rd., Kingsley, MI, 49649. All donations are 100% tax deductible.
Thank you to these generous contributors for their support of Rainbow of Hope Farm
Rotary Charities: In 1997, a grant to renovate the Rodes Farmhouse. A second Rotary grant in 2001 provided furnishings to the four apartments in the Independent Living Home. In January, 2015, ROHF received a Rotary grant to open a country store on the farm featuring blueberries, craft items made by people with disabilities and fresh garden vegetables. The second year of the grant (2016) focused on long term sustainability with the guidance of Pam Evans of NorthSky.
The Oleson Foundation: In 1997, a grant for fertilizer and seeding. A second grant in 1999 was for follow up fertilizer application. A grant in 2013 was used to purchase 400 Blueberry plants.
The Herrick Foundation: In 1998, a matching grant for the construction of the AFC home.
Presbytery of Lake Michigan: A grant in 2000 and renewed in 2001 for greenhouse supplies.
Knights of Columbus: Thanks to the local chapter of the Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive, ROHF has been able to provide many extra activities for all residents.
Pat Paton, Rick & Gail Ehlers, Bill & Eileen Wooer, Ron Hellenga
Doug Schnick, Chuck Ebinger
D & W Mechanical
Bach Oil Field Services
Pearson and Case Surveying
Bott & Bott Roofing
Dave Bott and Cherryland electric boom truck
MDS Automotive of Kingsley
Dan Blauw - Hope Network
Thon Heating and Cooling
Clifford Jacobs Masonary
Chuck Ebinger & Old Mission Windows
Vernon Thompson family
Mike & Melissa Schichtel
Rob and Margaret Glover, Roz Nadeau, Jackie Morse
Plus over 450 volunteers!
2020 2017 Les and Anne Biederman Foundation: A grant in 1997 for a new well and septic system for the Rodes Farmhouse. In 1999, a second grant for carpeting in the Price Social Center and the AFC home.
Cherryland Community Caring Fund: A grant in 1998 to purchase a new greenhouse. A second grant in 2000 for completion of the Social Center. A 2013 grant to help fund the addition to the Red Shed Market Place.
The Swiat Foundation: A 2013 grant to help fund the addition to the "Red Shed" Market Place. A second grant in 2014 to winterize the Red Shed and other improvements. A 2015 grant for floor covering in the AFC home and a new emergency generator. A 2016 grant for complete kitchen renovation in the Price Social Center.
Coding Products: Three matching ITW grants, 2006, 2008 and 2011.
The Filippis Foundation: This was a total surprise in May of 2014 as ROHF was one of 13 recipients of a $2,500 grant! This grant will be applied to our very important blueberry project. Anthony Filippis had a very warm heart for people with disabilities and his foundation continues to address important needs for the disabled.
Precision Heating and Plumbing: 2016, $1,000 donation for new flooring and wall mounted TV in the Price Social Center.
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund: 2016, a $2,000 grant. In 2020, a $4,000 donation in memory of Dr. Arthur and Virginia Finzel. Another $3,000 donation in 2022 and $2,000 in 2023. All very much appreciated.
Clarence and Maxine Robinson Living Trust: 2017 estate donation
Private Donation: In 1998, a $50,000 private donation to match the Herrick Foundation's grant for construction of the AFC home.
Private Donation: A $25,000 donation plus a Consumers Energy grant along with volunteer labor provided the means to build the Price Social Center.
Private Donation: In 1999, a $5,000 private donation.
Dana and Mary Jo Lance: $2,500 donation in 2022
Mike and Melissa Schichtel: $1,500 donation in 2023
Donate a Cow Project: Spearheaded in 2001 by State Representative, John Gernaat of McBain and Dick Olds of Kingsley, heifers donated by area farmers were raised by ROHF residents and Kingsley High School Co-op students. As two year olds, the dairy cattle were sold as part of a huge fund raiser/auction at Rainbow of Hope.