We help people because we all need help sometimes.

We believe in increasing opportunities for Rhode Islanders to help solve social problems—with a focus on long-term change—through gifts of expertise, time, and money. Read more about our results in community engagement.

Together, we’re working to help change the lives of 250,000 Rhode Islanders. Join us.

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Not only will you contribute to things that matter, but also your gifts will directly support people in need because all of our fundraising costs are paid by a permanent trust. Give now.

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Sustainable change requires a strong commitment to influencing policies that help support and strengthen Rhode Island families. Find out more.

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You can make a direct and immediate positive difference in the lives of your neighbors. Find out how.