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  • Be a Community Champion

    We are strongest when we reach out to the weakest in our community. Lifespan Community Health Services works with many Rhode Island community agencies that provide a myriad of services to our neighbors in need. You can help by contributing to their cause.

    Children's Shelter of Blackstone Valley
    Serves the children of Rhode Island who are victims of abuse or neglect.
    Find out more:

    Wish list:

    • Immediate needs:
      • New underwear for boys, girls, toddlers and teens
      • Diapers (all types)
      • Wipes and Lubriderm lotion
      • Fall jackets and raincoats
    • Also need:
      • New or gently used twin blankets and bedspreads
      • Combs
      • Brushes
      • Barrettes and scrunchies
      • Bath towels
      • Hand towels
      • Face cloths
      • Barrettes and scrunchies
      • New socks for boys and girls, sizes toddler to teen
      • New sweatshirts and sweatpants for boys and girls, ages toddler to teen
      • Girls' tights
      • Shampoo
      • Toothbrushes and toothpaste

    Contact us:
    15 Gates Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    Phone: 401-722-4626

    Camp Street Community Ministries
    Offers food, shelter, clothing and job training to residents in the Mount Hope area of Providence

    Wish list:

    • Socks and undergarments for children, women and men

    Contact us:
    194 Camp Street
    Providence, RI 02906

    International Institute of Rhode Island
    Provides educational, legal and social services to immigrants and refugees throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts
    Find out more:

    Wish list:

    • Large cooking pots
    • Kitchen utensils
    • Tea kettles
    • Working telephones
    • Radios and TVs
    • Pillows and rugs
    • Sofas, tables and chairs
    • Used computers
    • Baby equipment (strollers, playpens, car seats)
    • Women's shoes, sizes 9-11, wide

    Contact us:
    645 Elmwood Avenue
    Providence, RI 02907
    Phone: 784-8611 or

    South Providence Neighborhood Ministries
    Meets essential needs and enhances the quality of life for children and adults, encourages self-worth and self sufficiency and fosters community pride in a neighborhood of diverse ethnic, racial and social backgrounds.
    Find out more:

    • Immediate needs
      • Prizes for students in the Homework Club
      • Canned goods
      • Paper plates and napkins
    • Wish list
      • Food
        • Canned vegetables
        • Tuna
        • 100% apple juice
        • Beans, canned or dry
        • Rice and pasta
        • Cereal, hot and cold
        • Peanut butter
        • Pineapple
        • Peaches
        • Peas
      • Clothing
        • socks for children and youth
        • hats
        • scarves
        • gloves and mittens
      • Equipment and Supplies
        • Working tape recorder for English as a second language classes
        • Construction paper
        • Modeling clay and Play-Doh
        • New freezer bags, quart and gallon sizes
        • Cold drink cups, 7 oz.
      • People and Skills
        • Applicants for board of
          directors or board committees
        • Volunteers

    Contact us:
    747 Broad Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    Phone: 461-7509

    The Bundles of Joy Family Resource Center Baby Shop
    Offers support, information and resources to families with young children who live in the surrounding community. The center is part of the Federal Hill House Association.
    Find out more:

    Accepts donations of:

    • new baby clothes (or "gently-worn" clothing)
    • diapers
    • toys (no stuffed animals, please)
    • hygiene supplies

    Contact us:
    9 Courtland St.
    Providence, RI, 02909

    Jewish Family Service
    Provides professional therapy services to the greater Rhode Island community, with emphasis on recognizing and meeting current and emerging community needs within the framework of Jewish tradition and values.
    Find out more:

    Contact us:
    229 Waterman Street
    Providence, RI 02906