Rainbow Room Collection Drives



Collection Drives for the Rainbow Rooms are a great and fun way for your church, school, business or other organization to provide for the critical needs of the abused, neglected and needy children of Fannin County.


Here’s just a few creative ideas to get you going:

  • Undy Sunday –underwear and diapers
  • Baby Shower – host a baby shower and collect blankets, clothes, diapers, etc.
  • Greeting Card Party – greeting cards for birthdays, “just thinking of you” and holidays
  • BooBoo Kits – fun band-aids, first aid supplies, etc.
  • Get the Bugs Out – lice medication kits, insect spray, flea spray, rodent traps, etc.
  • Bountiful Baskets/Buckets – household cleaners, sponges, brooms, mops, rubber gloves, etc. in laundry baskets or plastic buckets
  • Spring cleaning – laundry basket with laundry detergent and household cleaning supplies
  • Fresh Start – toothbrush, toothpaste, brush, combs, other personal hygiene products
  • Back to School – backpacks, notebook paper, pencils, pens, crayons, notebooks and other supplies
  • Coins for Kids – collect coins to donate to the center
  • Making Change – collect spare change
  • Best Foot Forward – collect new shoes, socks and/or sneakers
  • Sock Hop – have a dance to collect new socks
  • Snacks & Drinks – collect individually wrapped snacks and drinks, such as juice, bottled water, pudding cups, applesauce, cheese & crackers, pretzels, fruit snacks, etc.
  • Pajama Party – have a PJ party and collect new pajamas, slippers, pillows and blankets
  • Coats for Kids – new coats, jackets
  • Bed & Bath party – new sheets, blankets, pillowcases, towels, wash cloths
  • Blue Jean Day – collect new blue jeans for the Rainbow Room or let people wear blue jeans to work for a donation to the Children’s Center

Please contact Andrea Lappin or Sandy Barber at the Fannin County Children’s Center at (903) 583-4339 or andrea@fanninccc.org or sandy@fanninccc.org to discuss our current needs and your plans and ideas.