The Rainbow Connection


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The Rainbow Connection’s mission is to make dreams come true for Michigan children with life threatening illnesses and to provide support services to wish children and their families.


The Rainbow Connection is a unique and compassionate wish-granting organization focusing on making dreams come true for children battling a life-threatening medical condition. We have granted over 3,400 wishes since 1985. Granting wishes is a way of providing families the opportunity to share a positive experience together, make lasting memories along the way, and provide hope for a brighter future. But we are also more than a wish, with our Enhancement and Special Response programs wrapping the family in an umbrella of care because we know families in crises need specialized support.


George Miller,
Executive Director
Ryan Giacolone, President
Rebecca McGovern, Vice President
Dan Flynn, Second Vice President/Treasurer
Dave Anderson, Secretary
Dave LewAllen, Immediate Past President
Janet Dobson Vernier, Meritorious Director
L. Brooks Patterson, Founder


The Rainbow Connection
621 W. University
Rochester, MI 48307


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