VOLUNTEERING/HELPING OTHERS

Challenging times often present opportunities to help others - and it is so very needed.  Here are some options.If you are aware of others, please let us know

and we'll include them too.  Thank you!

www.nextdoor.com offers a “help map” which serves as an interactive map of your neighborhood where you can mark yourself as someone who can pitch in for neighbors who need it.

 

cartwheelRI is offering a donation-based grocery delivery service in Providence. 

 

AHOPE (Americans Helping Others ProspEr) is a nonprofit organization with volunteers throughout the state who deliver groceries/medicines to homebound (High-Risk) individuals. To place request, go to covidHelpRI.com or call 401-484-1819.

National Service

www.NationalService.gov

10 Ways to Safely Serve Your Community During Covid-19

ServeRI: www.serverhodeisland.org

FIND YOUR PATH. Volunteer.

SEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Take the path less traveled, break the status quo, stop talking about the problem and be the solution.

Volunteer Match

During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to learn from one another, to grow, and to become stronger. We offer a COVID-19 Resource Hub, and invite you to explore our growing directory of both COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.

Vaccine Clinical Trial Volunteers

www.CoronaVirus.org

You can sign up to volunteer in a Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial.

FEINSTEIN JUNIOR SCHOLAR PROGRAM:

www.feinsteinfoundation.org

Mr. Feinstein founded the Feinstein Foundation in 1991 to encourage youngsters to help others in need.  As of 2019 over 250,000 children have been in his school program and are recognized as Feinstein Junior Scholars for promising to do good deeds for others.  Each Junior Scholar receives an identity card which provides them and their guest with free admission to prominent attractions throughout Southern New England. 

For Junior Scholars:  Become Junior Scholar of the Week! Recommend a junior scholar including how they've helped others and they could win the honor of becoming Junior Scholar of the Week (which will be publicized) as well as $1000 for their school!  Other contests are available as well and many prizes can be won!

For Children ages 4-14 who are not Junior Scholars but would like to be:  Please send a stamped self-addressed envelope to: 37 Alhambra Circle, Cranston RI 02905 or call 401-467-5155 or email: Email: asf@feinsteinfoundation.org.  Please include a letter from your child (or you) with their name and some good deeds that they have done, as well as a promise to do in the future.   

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