Our team

Our team

Living united, putting community first

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Cortney Nicolato

President and CEO
Cristina Amadeo

Cristina Amedeo

Managing Director of United Way 211 in RI and POINT
Jessica Barry

Jessica Barry

Director of Annual Campaign
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Kyle Bennett

Director of Policy and Research
Evelyn Cabrera

Evelyn Cabrera

Call Center Manager, United Way 211 in RI, MIPPA, SHIP, SMP
Mary Ann Canavan

Mary Ann Canavan

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Sandy Connor

Sandy Connor

Director of Communications and Creative Services
Lynn Corwin

Lynn Corwin

Senior Vice President, Director of Strategic Planning and Organizational Effectiveness
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Erin Desmarais

Executive Assistant
Heather Evans

Heather Evans

Interim Chief Marketing Officer
April Garcia

April Garcia

Director of Human Resources
Brooke Havens

Brooke Havens

Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer
Amanda Heinsen

Amanda Heinsen

Director of Major Gifts
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Donna Kane

Controller
Aura Medina

Aura Medina

Call Center Manager, ADRC/POINT
Janice Pothier-Pak

Janice Pothier-Pac

Director of Volunteer Engagement
Courtney Smith

Courtney Smith

Director of United Way 211 in RI
Larry Warner

Larry Warner

Director of Grants and Strategic Initiatives

IN THE NEWS

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Rhode Island launches 211 voter information hotline

Providence Business News

"Rhode Island residents with questions about voting during the coronavirus pandemic now have a one-stop resource to get the answers."

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Grant helps Woonsocket Summer Learning run through COVID

Valley Breeze

"The Woonsocket Summer Learning Initiative, located in the C3 Center at 120 Northeast St. in Woonsocket, has received a $142,000 grant from United Way."

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Raimondo launches $7-million rental assistance program with United Way

Providence Journal

"Gov. Gina Raimondo on Friday unveiled a $7-million initiative with the United Way of Rhode Island to provide tenants with help paying back rent and securing legal representation, with a goal of reaching resolutions outside of the court and keeping people in their homes."

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UPCOMING EVENTS

YLC

Young Leaders Circle Virtual Networking Night

Meet and reconnect virtually with other young professionals from 6 to 7 pm. We'll be using the Remo platform, so make sure to sign up in advance.

Register now.

A Women United member helps two children choose books to take home, thanks to our partner, Books Are Wings (BAW). BAW visits partner schools multiple times throughout the school year to distribute free books to students.

Women United Community Learning Partners

Join us via Zoom from 5-6 pm for the next event in this series, featuring Newport Partnership for Families.

Register now.

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From Hello to Help: 211 Day Event

Join us at 10 am for a Zoom webinar, "From hello to help: 211 is always there." Check back here or sign up for e-news below to receive registration details.