Our workplace partners

Our workplace partners

The state’s leading companies, nonprofits and unions

The state’s leading companies, nonprofits, and unions invest in United Way of Rhode Island to make ours a community where every individual in each community has equal opportunity for justice and prosperity.

We’re proud to partner with companies and organizations across the state in support of our mission and their social responsibility focus.

Most complement their giving with a workplace giving program. Many also work with our Volunteer Center of Rhode Island to engage employees in meaningful team-building activities. Others work with us to craft comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs. 

Why partner with United Way of Rhode Island

Organizations that partner with United Way: 

  • Believe that a strong community is important to their success. 
  • Value active engagement as a transformative driver of community success.
  • Know that attracting and retaining top talent is a critical priority and that their employees want to work for a company that reflects their values.
  • Want to demonstrate to customers their commitment to their community. 
  • Value United Way of Rhode Island’s proven results and vision for future impact. 

Ready to make an impactContact Sylvia Mburu at sylvia.mburu@unitedwayri.org to discuss your investment in the community.

Top partners

We partner with more than 350 companies and institutions like the ones below. Give us a call today to be part of this movement.

Volunteer Group

Brown University

Bank Newport

Bank Rhode Island

Citizens Bank

CVS Health

Dimeo Construction Company

Hasbro

Rhode Island AFL-CIO

Teknor Apex

Textron, Inc.

The Washington Trust Company

UPS

Roshni Darnal is United Way of Rhode Island’s director of community investments. / Courtesy United Way of Rhode Island.

Five Questions With: Roshni Darnal

Providence Business News

Roshni Darnal is the director of community investments for United Way of Rhode Island... where she manages the organization's strategic direction to address the needs of Rhode Islanders through its grantmaking processes… Darnal spoke with Providence Business News about those grantmaking changes and what it means for the nonprofit community moving forward.

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FCARI: Prescription Delivery Services for Seniors

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 89% of adults 65 and older take prescription medicine. For seniors who have mobility issues or are unable to leave their homes to go to the pharmacy, using a prescription delivery service is a simple solution.

This resource provides seniors and their caregivers with the top prescription delivery services, information on financial assistance options, and guidance on choosing the best service for their specific needs. Learn more at: www.caring.com/best-prescription-delivery-services/

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PBN announces 2023 Best Places to Work honorees

Providence Business News

Sixty-seven honorees, including United Way of Rhode Island, have been named by Providence Business News for its 2023 Best Places to Work Awards program... The honorees will be recognized June 7 for their efforts in a ceremony at Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick, where the company rankings in each category will be announced.

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United Way Selects Leaders for Executive Director Learning Circle

Laser-focused on its work to support the needs of the state’s nonprofit community… United Way of Rhode Island has kicked off its latest Executive Director Learning Circle. The organization has selected 11 local nonprofit leaders to participate in the yearlong program that focuses on strategic development and increasing their organizations’ capacity to deliver their social impact work.

401Gives Registration Is Open to All Rhode Island Nonprofits

401Gives is returning on Monday, April 1, and United Way of Rhode Island invites all local nonprofits to participate and raise funds to support their mission-driven work. This year’s 401Gives is the fifth anniversary of what is the Ocean State’s largest single fundraiser to benefit and uplift the nonprofit sector.

Rhode Islanders Can Find Help With Medicare Open Enrollment

United Way of Rhode Island is offering assistance to those age 65 and older and adults with disabilities who need help enrolling in or reviewing their Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans for 2024 coverage. The current open enrollment period ends on Dec. 7 and is the only time at which individuals can make changes.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Workforce Alliance Kick-Off

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
3 - 4 p.m.
RI State House Library

The Workforce Alliance is a partnership among adult education workforce training providers, business, labor, philanthropic organizations, and community leaders dedicated to ensuring that Rhode Island has a dynamic and comprehensive workforce development system that meets the needs of employers and workers. The Workforce Alliance is kicking off the legislative session to bring attention to adult education and workforce development policy priorities.

Emerging Leaders Welcome Celebration

Thursday, March 14, 2024
6 - 7:30 p.m.
The Guild, Pawtucket

Join us for a night of networking, learning, and a chance to become an Emerging Leader!

Emerging Leaders (EL) provides the avenue for early to mid-career professionals to take action and make the most impact in their communities through volunteer service, networking opportunities, impact-focused professional development, and philanthropy. Join us to take the next step in your career and make change happen in Rhode Island!

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