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 impact? Contact Jessica Barry at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your investment in the community.
We are humbly grateful for the resounding financial and in-kind support that we receive from our institutional partners. Their outstanding generosity enables us to advance our shared goals for the betterment of our community.
We partner with more than 350 companies and institutions like the ones below. Give us a call today to be part of this movement.
Bank Rhode Island
Dimeo Construction Company
Rhode Island AFL-CIO
The Washington Trust Company
Five Qs With: Anthony Botelho
Providence Business News
Anthony Botelho serves as senior vice president of commercial banking and team leader for the commercial and industrial group at The Washington Trust Co. He was recently appointed to lead the bank’s commercial lending growth in Connecticut, where the company recently opened a New Haven commercial lending office. Anthony also serves on United Way of Rhode Island's Board of Directors.
Rethinking how one of R.I.’s largest nonprofits can grow
The Boston Globe
In October, [Idrees "Lanre"] Ajakaiye was appointed the new chief development officer at... United Way of Rhode Island where he'll be in charge of helping... United Way achieve its current strategic plan, which outlines the nonprofit's investment of $100 million over five years to help achieve racial equity.
City Council gives final approval to $10M reparations budget
Providence Business News
A two-yearslong effort to bring racial reparations to Providence achieved a milestone Wednesday... The approved funding largely mirrors recommendations set forth by a city panel based on community input, but with one major change that shifts some money into a COVID-19 Equity Fund to be managed by United Way of Rhode Island.
401Gives Returns in Just Two Weeks
Not only has United Way of Rhode Island set the effort’s most ambitious goal yet, aiming to raise $4.01 million. 401Gives also will enjoy its first ever “Weekend Edition” and take over the Ocean State beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, March 31.
United Way Hosts 11th Children’s Book Drive
United Way of Rhode Island’s Children’s Book Drive is back! From April 1 – May 24, we’re teaming up with Women United and Books Are Wings to help Rhode Island children build their own libraries at home. Join us by buying and shipping books, dropping off books at one of our collection sites, or hosting a drive.
RI House of Representatives Housing Package
Contact: Michael J. Cerio | email@example.com | (401) 743-8269 United Way of Rhode Island Statement on RI House of Representatives Housing Package From Cortney Nicolato, President and CEO, United Way of Rhode Island: “Progress toward addressing Rhode Island’s housing crisis is what our state needs now, and we are grateful to Speaker Shekarchi and the […]
Children’s Book Drive 2023
United Way of Rhode Island's Children's Book Drive is back! From April 1 - May 24, we're teaming up with Women United and Books Are Wings to help Rhode Island children build their own libraries at home. Want to donate books or host a drive with your family, friends, or coworkers? View our Children's Book Drive 2023 drop-off locations and Frequently Asked Questions at the link below.
Power of the Purse
United Way of Rhode Island's Women United invites you to join the fight for childhood literacy at our 8th annual Power of the Purse fundraiser.
Wednesday, May 24 | 5:30 to 8 p.m.Squantum Association, Riverside Spend an evening with dynamic women making a difference in Rhode Island, bidding on designer purses, and enjoying signature cocktails, appetizers, surprise raffles, and a wine wall. Tickets are $100. Don't miss this opportunity to support a good cause.