Reach for the Rainbow

Working with a variety of Partners in Integration throughout the province of Ontario, Reach for the Rainbow provides integrated recreation, respite and outreach opportunities designed to engage the hearts and minds of all individuals.

About Us

Our programs encourage environments for typical children and individuals to live, play, work and inspire themselves alongside children and youth with disabilities, creating transformative experiences of belonging. What makes Reach for the Rainbow particularly unique is the fact that we started out and remain today an umbrella for all disabilities – both developmental and physical.

Who We Are

I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for your wonderful support of Reach for the Rainbow throughout the year! Whether you played a few rounds of golf at one of our tournaments

What We Do

Since 1983, Reach for the Rainbow, a not-for-profit organization, has pioneered the integration of children and youth with disabilities into the mainstream of society

Why It’s Critical

Why It’s Critical It has been said that “it takes a village to raise a child”. This adage holds particularly true when referring to children with disabilities. Prior to the 1970’s children with disabilities

Integrated Camp Programs

Registration Portal

The portal is a secure way to collect and store your personal, financial and your child’s medical information. The features of the Registration Portal are simple and user-friendly.

New Families

Building confidence & self-esteem.Developing new skills.Learning about cooperation and how to compromise.Opportunities to participate & contribute regardless of skill level.

Returning Families

Camp sessions must be confirmed by Reach for the Rainbow before your child’s registration forms are mailed to camp. must ensure that a support counsellor is available for all participants.

Camps & Counsellors

Reach for the Rainbow achieves its mandate of integration and healthy family respite through partnerships with existing summer camps and other recreational community programs.


No organization can do it alone. It takes the support of many to enable Reach for the Rainbow to continue to raise its funds, administer the agency, and provide the integrated programming enjoyed by hundred of children and young adults with disabilities each year.

Our Events

Reach for the Rainbow is 100% self-funded, we do not receive government support, nor are we funded by agencies like The United Way. Reach for the Rainbow must continually raise funds to sustain our integrated programs and promote program expansion to address our ever-growing wait-list.
Colin Mochrie (Who’s Line Is It Anyway), Deb McGrath (Little Mosque on the Prairie) and several other comedic guests will entertain in Cambria Gallery’s new studio in the heart of Toronto’s King East Design District.
We are very pleased to report that the Ultimate Golf Challenge, was a fantastic success! Because of your outstanding generosity this week, Reach for the Rainbow raised over $100,000 from the tournament, enabling us to continue to transform the lives of children and youth with disability across Ontario.
Donna Trella, the Founder of Reach for the Rainbow, has pioneered the concept of integration and for the past 30 years has been successfully advocating for the inclusion of children and youth with disabilities into the mainstream.

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