Category: News

Rainbow and project REACH

Rainbow has participated in project REACH – Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health for the past three years. REACH is a national program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities. Terry O’Toole Chief CDC, Program Development and Evaluation Branch, Div of Nutrition, Physical Activity,… Read more »

Give Back Classic Golf Tournament 2021 Pictures

Thank you to all sponsors, donors, golfers, board members, and volunteers who contributed to Rainbow’s successful Golf Classic! We are so grateful for your support. Because of your efforts and support Rainbow continues to empower children, give them opportunities to be successful, and ultimately transform their lives! Rainbow’s 2021 Golf Tournament Sponsors Rainbow Child Development… Read more »

Hannaford Donates $20,000 To Rainbow Child Development Center

Hannaford Supermarkets and the Hannaford Charitable Foundation today jointly announced $50,000 in donations to support virtual learning programs for Central Massachusetts families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation includes #20,000 each to the Boys and Girls Club of Metro South in Taunton and Rainbow Child Development Center in Worcester, as well as $10,000 to… Read more »

Rainbow Child Development Center Appoints Paula Perrier Executive Director

Paula Perrier will succeed Joyce Rowell who retired in June after her nine-year tenure as the Center’s Executive Director. Perrier will begin her time as the center’s new Executive Director on August 28, 2020. Perrier brings over thirty years of administrative and supervisory experience in Massachusetts licensed child care as well as experience working with… Read more »

T&G Santa: Rainbow Center’s safe haven on Santa’s list

By Bill Thomas, Correspondent Wednesday Posted Nov 29, 2017 at 12:40 PM Updated Nov 29, 2017 at 12:46 PM WORCESTER – Nancy Thibault of the Rainbow Child Development Center likens the center’s role to that of an oasis in the midst of poverty. To that end, the Edward Street early education and after-school facility’s staff is gratified that the center’s children have been chosen as a… Read more »

Outdoor Play Space Restoration

The Center’s ADA Outdoor Play Space and Natural Classroom was completed in July 2017 and the Grand Opening event was held on September 8th. Please see The Grand Opening Program for full details on the event. The new play space now features numerous climbers, balance and overhead components that will increase children’s strength and endurance…. Read more »

Successful Signature Event

Rainbow Child Development Center’s (RCDC) Signature Event on April, 9 2016 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club successfully raised over $22,400! This achievement was possible through generous financial response from the Center’s community sponsors, business partners and individual donors. One highlight of the evening was a Rainbow parent’s affirmation of the Center’s positive influence on her… Read more »