State governments throughout America are suffering financially. As a result, charities are more and more important to fill in the gaps. We have done some research on up and coming charities from throughout Rhode Island. This is what we have found:
The Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island started in 1938 with just a small number of concerned citizens that recognized the need for a humane organization that is dedicated to the protection and care of stray, abandoned and abused animals.
The Gift Card Project was started by Ryan Bilodeau. It is an idea, movement & national effort meant to encourage others to bring closer in proximity the homeless and those who help them.
Capitol Region RSVP places seniors 55 and over into meaningful volunteer assignments in order to enhance their own lives and the community in which they serve.
Formed in 1956 to respond to the proposed demolition of a number of 18th- and early 19th-century houses on College Hill, the Providence Preservation Society (PPS) has grown from that small neighborhood group to a multifaceted citywide preservation
The United Way of Rhode Island traces its roots to the Providence Community Fund (PCF), started in 1926 in response to a growing number of private agencies that were raising funds individually.
Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment
The James L. Maher Center (Maher Industries) , a non-profit organization provides supports to people with developmental disabilities in Newport and Bristol County communities.