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Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston offers training on June 1

You are invited to join the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston for an AHP training session on Wednesday, June 1 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, 801 Greenwich Avenue in Warwick, Rhode Island.

A special morning session (9:00- 10:30) will be held for the bank's financial partners, which includes commercial and community banks, credit unions, insurance companies and other members of the Bank. Developers, community partners and members of the Bank are invited to join the group in the afternoon (11:00- 2:30) for a general AHP training.

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RICH: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help with Homeless Street Outreach

We need volunteers to help with the homeless outreach efforts spearheaded by RIHAP (RI Homeless Advocacy Project), RI Coalition for the Homeless and other members of our Statewide Outreach Committee. We will train you and you will be working with a team going out on the night(s) that you volunteer. No prior experience is needed, just a commitment to helping those in our state who are experiencing homelessness.

If you are interested in helping out there is an upcoming training to learn all about the outreach and how it is done.There is a small fee of $5.00 per person to cover the cost of food and materials. If you are unable to afford the training registration fee please contact info@rihomeless.org to ask for the fee to be waived.

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Join United Way of Rhode Island for 2-1-1 Day!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Rhode Island State House, State Room

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Celebration at Bravo Brasserie

2-1-1: Solving problems and changing lives since 2007.

2017 Honorees:

Charles Fogarty, RI Division of Elderly Affairs

2-1-1 Community Partner Award

Roshni Darnal

2-1-1 Innovation Partner Award

Stephen A. Vandais

2-1-1 Nonprofit Partner Award

Citizens Bank

2-1-1 Tenth Anniversary Philanthropic Partner Award

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RWU to Host Partners' Open House!

Roger Williams University

Cordially invites you to a Partners' Open House

Friday, March 3, 2017

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

One Empire Street

Student Lounge 229, 2nd Floor

President Donald J. Farish and the RWU Providence team welcome the boards, clients, staff, and friends of all of the One Empire Street partner organizations. This is an opportunity to get to know one another, and learn about the impactful work all of us do in our communities. Together.

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Free File: File Your Taxes for FREE!

New Date and Speaker!

Join community leaders for the Annual Rhode Island Free File Briefing

Featuring Congressman Jim Langevin

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NHC: Webinar: Broadband in affordable housing

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 2 - 3 p.m. EST

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Free File: File Your Taxes for FREE!

Speaker Update: Lt. Governor Daniel McKee now confirmed

Join community leaders for the

Annual Rhode Island

Free File Briefing


Congressman Jim Langevin

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RICH: Save the Date! Annual Awards Luncheon, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

12 PM to 2 PM

Crowne Plaza; 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI

Our Annual Awards Luncheon is just months away! Mark your calendars for a great time as we honor the people who do so much for the cause of ending homelessness. We look forward to seeing you there. Ticket information will be sent soon.

Nominations Needed!

Help us honor the work done this year by nominating friends, coworkers, organizations, or those you think should be recognized.

Nominations must be in by February 13, 2017!

We are seeking nominations for the following awards:

Sr. Carol McGovern, RSM Memorial Award

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POSTPONED: Annual Rhode Island Free File Briefing Featuring Congressman Jim Langevin


Please join Congressman Jim Langevin, U.S. Senators Jack Reed & Sheldon Whitehouse, Mayor Scott Avedisian and other community leaders for the Annual Free File Briefing to highlight the IRS and Rhode Island Free File programs, and other free tax prep services in the area.

Free File provides FREE online federal and state income tax preparation and e-filing services to lower and moderate income taxpayers, including those eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m.

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United for Homes: Campaign Media Strategies Webinar, February 8

The next endorser webinar for the United for Homes (UFH) campaign is scheduled for February 8, 2 pm ET. This webinar on media strategies for promoting the UFH campaign is part of a series of monthly webinars scheduled to build, engage, and support our more than 2,300 UFH endorsers as we advocate for modest reforms to the mortgage interest deduction (MID) that would benefit millions of lower income homeowners and generate billions in savings to reinvest in rental housing solutions to end homelessness and housing poverty.

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