Recycled Rainbows is a non-profit organization that collects unwanted used and discarded crayons and turns them into new crayons for those who lack art resources and have a need for specialized art materials.
Over the last 4 years Recycled Rainbows has delivered new crayons to children and organizations in 48 States and 3 countries . They specialize in creating unique crayons for those with disabilities and therapy programs.
Points of Light Award
Recently featured on EllenTube!
Riley adores the kitties at her local Humane society. She volunteers and donates whenever she gets a chance. Over the last 4 years she has provided the Humane Society with over $3000 of food and supplies.
Tie-Dyed Love was inspired by realizing that foster kids and kids in homeless shelters often times leave their situation with nothing or just a trash bag and a few items. This realization inspired the T-shirt project that is supposed to show kids that are facing these uncertain circumstances that someone their age loves and cares about them.
Watch as she starts her project here on YouTube!
Through the Plays for Living Theatre Company, theatre students at DAPA and the Washington Pavilion perform in
the community as a means of educating students and community members. Plays are designed to provoke conversation and raise awareness and communication around sensitive social issues.
Sam (Riley) is the dog character in 'Devons Hurt' put on by Plays for Living.
Collect used and unwanted glasses to make sure all people have access to vision care. Riley suffers from Amblyopia and has gone to vision therapy for 4 years and had a patched eye for 2 years. Riley hopes to bring awareness
to the fact that there are 217 million people with moderate or severe visual impairment.
Where Riley gets a unique platform to highlight how girls live creatively, positively, active, smart, connected and together. In April 2019 she took part in the first ever Live Justice Summit that was a weekend filled
with programs to motivate, elevate and show girls how unstoppable they truly are.
These care packages brighten the day of kids who are being bullied, going through rough times or may not have an opportunity to celebrate a birthday at home or with their loved ones. They are filled with fun
surprises for an unexpected moment that brings joy and smiles to kids faces. Filled with fabulous things such as activity books, toys and candy. There is really no limit to the creativity that is in each specially made
a History of Service
2018 - Delivering coloring books and gifts for children at the the Sanford Children's Hospital during the holidays
2017 - Cuddling kitties at the Humane Society on Valentine's day
2016 - Delivering art supplies for disabled residents at Lifescape
2009 - Treats for elderly residents on Granparents day