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The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls (Rainbow) is a philanthropic sorority for girls ages 11-20, and does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, orientation, disability, or religion. “Rainbow Gets Girls Ready for Life!” The leadership, organization and communication skills that girls learn in Rainbow are unparalleled, and not found in any other organization serving young women today.

Rainbow instills a deep sense of service in its members, and teaches girls the importance of service above self. Girls plan and attend hands-on service events in the community and raise funds for charities they are passionate about. In the past five years alone, chapters across Washington and Idaho have raised tens of thousands of dollars for charity.

Rainbow teaches girls how to lead through hands-on experience. The girls of each Assembly plan events, establish budgets, and run their own business meetings. Girls are elected by their peers to lead the organization at the local and state level, giving girls the unique opportunity to run a non-profit organization. Read more

Testimonials

Testimonials

– Kara

“I belong to a youth organization for girls 11-20 called International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.  Rainbow allows young women to grow their leadership skills and public speaking, as well as doing hands-on community service; to gain confidence and organizational skills that I would not otherwise have.  There are also many scholarship opportunities that being in Rainbow offers, as we promote the value of education.”
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2017-08-01T11:47:38-07:00
“I belong to a youth organization for girls 11-20 called International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.  Rainbow allows young women to grow their leadership skills and public speaking, as well as doing hands-on community service; to gain confidence and organizational skills that I would not otherwise have.  There are also many scholarship opportunities that being in Rainbow offers, as we promote the value of education.”

– Sarvy

“I am a part of a community service sorority called the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, which promotes mentorship among girls 11-20, leadership opportunities, as this organization is run by the girls, along with sisterhood.  Based on the positions I have had on a local and state level, I have learned to have better communication skills, to serve the community with greater purpose, and to become a more responsible person managing time with activities in and out of this organization.  I love this organization because it has given me skills I can use in the work force as well as compassion for others at school and with my family. ”
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2017-08-01T11:40:12-07:00
“I am a part of a community service sorority called the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, which promotes mentorship among girls 11-20, leadership opportunities, as this organization is run by the girls, along with sisterhood.  Based on the positions I have had on a local and state level, I have learned to have better communication skills, to serve the community with greater purpose, and to become a more responsible person managing time with activities in and out of this organization.  I love this organization because it has given me skills I can use in the work force as well as compassion for others at school and with my family. ”

– Hannah

I’m in a youth organization for girls 11-20, called the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.  Rainbow gives girls a safe place to grow and gain confidence, working on leadership, community service, and public speaking.  Rainbow was/is my lifeline and continues to make me happy, and most of my best and life-long friends are a part of this group.  Without this organization, I wouldn’t be who I am today and I believe any girl can join and blossom in leadership and confidence through their journey in the group.
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2017-08-01T11:43:41-07:00
I’m in a youth organization for girls 11-20, called the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.  Rainbow gives girls a safe place to grow and gain confidence, working on leadership, community service, and public speaking.  Rainbow was/is my lifeline and continues to make me happy, and most of my best and life-long friends are a part of this group.  Without this organization, I wouldn’t be who I am today and I believe any girl can join and blossom in leadership and confidence through their journey in the group.

– Cortney

“I’m in love with an organization called Rainbow.  As a member, you learn crucial skills and traits you will need later on in life.  Personally I’ve been a member for about 7 years now and can honestly say I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it weren’t for the leadership, communication and organizational skills I learned.  In addition, my confidence and compassion have soared through the roof!  Rainbow gets girls ready for life and I’m a living example.”
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2017-08-01T11:33:07-07:00
“I’m in love with an organization called Rainbow.  As a member, you learn crucial skills and traits you will need later on in life.  Personally I’ve been a member for about 7 years now and can honestly say I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it weren’t for the leadership, communication and organizational skills I learned.  In addition, my confidence and compassion have soared through the roof!  Rainbow gets girls ready for life and I’m a living example.”

– Sophie

“I’m part of a youth service organization called Rainbow Girls.  We do lots of community service and we help teach girls about public speaking.  I know it’s helped me feel more confident with school presentations.  Also, we have fun events that really help us bond and get to know each other.”
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2017-08-01T11:47:04-07:00
“I’m part of a youth service organization called Rainbow Girls.  We do lots of community service and we help teach girls about public speaking.  I know it’s helped me feel more confident with school presentations.  Also, we have fun events that really help us bond and get to know each other.”

– May 

“I am a state officer in the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, which is a non-profit group that helps girls develop leadership, communication, and public speaking.  Being involved in Rainbow has given me confidence in myself and my abilities to talk in front of others, helping me with things like school presentations.  Rainbow also has many opportunities for service hours and community outreach to help improve our cities and towns, while teaching responsibility.”
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2017-08-01T11:45:26-07:00
“I am a state officer in the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, which is a non-profit group that helps girls develop leadership, communication, and public speaking.  Being involved in Rainbow has given me confidence in myself and my abilities to talk in front of others, helping me with things like school presentations.  Rainbow also has many opportunities for service hours and community outreach to help improve our cities and towns, while teaching responsibility.”

– Kayela

“When I was eleven years old I was going through a great deal of personal turmoil. I was getting over the loss of a father, I had horrible self-esteem and I was doing poorly in school. I was so afraid to let anyone get close to me out of fear of being judged or not being accepted. When I joined rainbow it opened my eyes to life and all of its possibilities. It created a world where I could be myself and grow into a strong and empowered woman. Because of rainbow I went from a fourth grader who could barely read, to a second year veterinary student in the top 15th percentile of my class. Rainbow gives you the courage to discover what you want out of life and then gives you the tools to accomplish it.”
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2017-08-01T11:40:58-07:00
“When I was eleven years old I was going through a great deal of personal turmoil. I was getting over the loss of a father, I had horrible self-esteem and I was doing poorly in school. I was so afraid to let anyone get close to me out of fear of being judged or not being accepted. When I joined rainbow it opened my eyes to life and all of its possibilities. It created a world where I could be myself and grow into a strong and empowered woman. Because of rainbow I went from a fourth grader who could barely read, to a second year veterinary student in the top 15th percentile of my class. Rainbow gives you the courage to discover what you want out of life and then gives you the tools to accomplish it.”

– Ky

“I am a member of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.  It is a Masonic youth group which instills life changing abilities into young women.  They are capable to write a budget, lead a meeting, give back to their community, and much more.  This amazing organization is perfect for girls 11-20 who are just beginning the rest of their lives. ”
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2017-08-01T11:46:01-07:00
“I am a member of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.  It is a Masonic youth group which instills life changing abilities into young women.  They are capable to write a budget, lead a meeting, give back to their community, and much more.  This amazing organization is perfect for girls 11-20 who are just beginning the rest of their lives. ”

– Alexis 

”I am in a Masonic youth organization called Rainbow.  Rainbow girls teaches us to be confident, gives us the ability to speak in front of people, and also gives us a second family.  As a Grand Officer, I’ve learned how to be more confident in myself.  It gives young women between 11-20 years old, the confidence and support that they need. ”
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2017-08-01T11:34:18-07:00
”I am in a Masonic youth organization called Rainbow.  Rainbow girls teaches us to be confident, gives us the ability to speak in front of people, and also gives us a second family.  As a Grand Officer, I’ve learned how to be more confident in myself.  It gives young women between 11-20 years old, the confidence and support that they need. ”

– Kira 

“Rainbow is a non-profit youth organization that gives girls opportunities to develop great life skills while they are young.  Managing group projects, public speaking, working with finances and performing community service are just some of the things that I have been a part of since joining.  I know when I applied to college, all of these experiences really helped me.  And even after college, Rainbow offers higher leadership opportunities that are not only great for building resumes, but also just for preparing me for life and giving the skills I have needed, to balance a busy schedule.”
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2017-08-01T11:44:54-07:00
“Rainbow is a non-profit youth organization that gives girls opportunities to develop great life skills while they are young.  Managing group projects, public speaking, working with finances and performing community service are just some of the things that I have been a part of since joining.  I know when I applied to college, all of these experiences really helped me.  And even after college, Rainbow offers higher leadership opportunities that are not only great for building resumes, but also just for preparing me for life and giving the skills I have needed, to balance a busy schedule.”
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