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Location

United Way of Rhode Island
50 Valley Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 444-0600
info@unitedwayri.org

Hours

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Holiday schedule 2022

Our office will be closed on the following days:

  • Friday, May 27: closed at 3 p.m. for Memorial Day
  • Monday, May 30: Memorial Day
  • Monday, June 20: Juneteenth observed
  • Monday, July 4: Independence Day
  • Friday, Sept. 2: closed at 3 p.m. for Labor Day
  • Monday, Sept. 5: Labor Day
  • Monday, Oct. 10: Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • Friday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day
  • Wednesday, Nov. 23: closed at 3 p.m. for Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving
  • Friday, Nov. 25: closed for Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 26: Christmas observed
  • Monday, Jan. 2, 2023: New Year's Day observed

Get connected. Get help.

Please call 211 for local services and support. Learn more about 211.

Donations, checks and invoices

Please send all checks to our secure PO box:

United Way of Rhode Island
Dept # 111065
PO Box 9718
Providence, RI 02940-9718

Please send invoices via email to ap@unitedwayri.org

Media inquiries

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How you can save money amidst Rhode Island Energy rate hike

ABC6

With rates rising starting Oct. 1, Rhode Islanders have many ways to save money and energy this fall... [For] anyone... need[ing]... financial assistance... United Way of Rhode Island’s 211 service may help... 'We’re here to help the community navigate resources,' said Courtney Smith, director of... 211... The service is available online at 211 United Way of Rhode Island or over the phone.

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Program aims to reverse learning loss

WPRI

For 30 hours a week for six weeks, the Summer Learning Initiative gives students the opportunity to learn in fun and out-of-the-box ways... "There’s ways to be able to explore and be creative without feeling like they are falling farther and farther behind, which I think a lot of youth are feeling right now because of the pandemic," [Marlene] Guay said.

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Summer energy bill assistance is available

The Westerly Sun

The Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund is open to all eligible Rhode Island households experiencing financial difficulty and [needing] assistance with energy expenses, even in the summer. The fund is sponsored by Rhode Island Energy, Block Island Utility District, Ocean State Power, Pascoag Utility District, Petro Home Services and RISEC LP and administered by United Way of Rhode Island.

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Fellows Selected for United Way’s Deputy Director Learning Circle

A cohort of eight nonprofit staff from a diverse group of local organizations has been selected by United Way of Rhode Island to participate in its inaugural Deputy Director Learning Circle. The new leadership development series was designed specifically to strengthen the competencies of individuals who aspire to become executive directors.

United Way and Secretary Gorbea Launch 211 Voter Hotline

Building off the successful use of 211 as a voter information hotline in 2020, United Way of Rhode Island today announced a partnership with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea to establish a new, multilingual 211 Voter Information Hotline… By dialing 211 and selecting prompt 5, users connect with a trained… 211 call specialist able to answer a range of questions.

United Way Launches Nonprofit Leadership Development Series

United Way of Rhode Island is launching a new leadership development series for staff of local nonprofits with annual budgets of $5 million and under and is currently accepting applications from interested participants. The no-cost program is the Deputy Director Learning Circle, and it was developed specifically to strengthen the competencies of nonprofit staff who aspire to become executive directors.

UPCOMING EVENTS

United Way of Rhode Island’s 96th Annual Celebration

Join United Way of Rhode Island for our 96th Annual Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Farm Fresh Rhode Island in Providence.

Together, we'll celebrate the positive impact we've made this year, thanks to you — our donors, partners, and volunteers — and honor the heroes among us.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required.

REGISTER