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  We are proud that 100% of your donations stay here in Tuscarawas County.

When it comes to giving or donating why not consider your local health charity

The Tuscarawas Society for Children & Adults, Inc. is a non-profit, independent health charity dedicated to meeting the needs of the disadvantaged and disabled residents of Tuscarawas County.
In 2016 The Rainbow Connection has given $179,463.97 in assistance to over 10,000 children and adults in Tuscarawas County.


Click here to replay the entire
43rd Annual Rainbow Connection Telethon on YouTube

The Rainbow Connection offers the following services and programs to the residents of Tuscarawas County.

Medical Supplies and Equipment –
Assistance is extended to obtain necessary supplies and equipment to improve the lives of handicapped and seriously ill individuals.

Medical Bills-
Assistance with payment of doctor and hospital bills for individuals with life threatening diagnosis.

Prescription Assistance –
Is granted to individuals having a life threatening medical diagnosis.

Technological Assistance –
Available to individuals with special needs.  We work closely with the ECO Educational Service Center and follow their recommendations.

Information And Referral –
Information regarding area agencies can be obtained. Referrals are made to other agencies when The Rainbow Connection cannot serve a particular request.


Children with Autism – Funding for sensory items and various equipment needed by the student.

Children And Adults With Cancer –
May be eligible to receive assistance for the payment of medical bills and prescriptions.

Hearing Enhancement Program –
Makes available hearing aids and assistive listening devices for hearing impaired children and working adults.

Children With Diabetes –
This program can provide insulin, syringes, glucometers and test strips for diabetics.

Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy And Multiple Sclerosis –
Individuals with these diseases are able to receive local, direct medical assistance for equipment, medical bills and prescriptions.

Maternity, Infant And Child Care Program –
Features New Buntings to send home with the newborns; educational and health services to expectant mothers; and an educational book for new parents.

2016 Telethon Update

$213,076.79 GRAND TOTAL!!!

Very Special “Thank You” to everyone who helped make this another successful telethon.
We couldn’t have done this without the support of this generous community!

100% of the proceeds benefit the RAINBOW CONNECTION

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