Make a Donation

Lives are changed forever when you help to bring a family together with a child to welcome into their hearts and home.

Lives are saved when you support programs that keep an adoptive family together.

Hope grows every time you help a child or teen in foster care find a place to belong, when you give a teen a view towards a better future, and when you ensure that children reach the milestones of childhood and adulthood with caring adults to love, support and protect them—and celebrate right beside them.

We need you to continue to be our partner to open hearts and minds and overcome the barriers to a safe, loving family for every child. To be there as change happens and lives are saved.

It takes all of us to make a difference and change the future—to change lives for generations.

We could not do it without you.

Every donation, of any amount, matters. Some of the ways your donation will make a difference:

$100 can give a child the chance to just be a kid. You’ll help make possible a child experience or milestone celebration that otherwise might be missed because being in foster care robs a child of too much of their childhood.

$250 can sponsor a healing arts program, a support group for adoptive families, expressive arts workshop, cooking class for teens, or other groups and activities that strengthen families, encourage creativity, nurture talents, bring siblings together and build hope and a sense of belonging.

$500 can send a child to summer camp for a week where labels will be left behind in exchange for long, unforgettable fun-filled days. Or, give a group of siblings separated in care the chance to be together for an experience they will never forget at ARI’s Forever Siblings Camp.

$1000 can connect a teen to caring adults, and the resources to finish high-school, move on to post-secondary success, and have a place to call home. Or, you gift can help a child to heal and ensure that an adoptive family in crisis has the support they need – when they need it – to stay together.



Please consider choosing a recurring gift on the donation form. You make a big difference for a child with just $10 each month.

Secure online giving :

Gifts of Cash or Check
Checks should be made payable to Adoption Rhode Island and sent to:
Adoption Rhode Island
Development Office
290 West Exchange Street.,Ste 100
Providence, RI 02903

Gifts by Credit Card
Make a Credit Card gift securely online, or by contacting Bridget Gieseke at (401) 865-6000 x324,

Gifts of Stock
Gift to: Adoption Rhode Island
National Financial Services LLC
DTC # 0221 (all numerals)
FBO Acct # IR N9838P1

EIN Tax Exempt: 22–2543833

Please contact Jennifer Foster at (401) 270-1301, to let us know if you are making a gift of stock.

United Way and SECA
Designate all or part of your gift to Adoption Rhode Island by writing in:
Adoption Rhode Island
290 West Exchange St., Ste 100
Providence, RI 02903

Matching Gifts
Many employers offer a matching gift program. Please check with your human resources department and forward the required forms with your gift. You may also forward forms by fax to (401) 865-6001 or scan and email to

Some of the companies that have matched gifts to Adoption Rhode Island:
Bank of America
Citizens Bank
FM Global
General Electric
National Grid
Wells Fargo Bank

In-Kind Gifts
In-Kind gifts help us to respond to the needs of our children, teens and families in ways that would not be possible otherwise. Want to learn more? Call us to talk about an in-kind gift you are considering. Please contact Bridget Gieseke, (401) 270-1301 or

Donate Your Car
Donating your car to benefit Adoption Rhode Island raises funds that directly benefit our programs. The process is easy:

1. With your title at hand, contact our automotive intermediary partner and let them know of your interest in donating your vehicle to benefit Adoption Rhode Island:
Company: Advanced Remarketing Service (ARS)
Contact: Amanda Nevins
Phone: 877-709-2277 x3103

2. ARS will arrange fast free towing of your vehicle.

3. At the time of pick-up, you will receive a receipt for the donation. Within thirty days, you will receive a donation acknowledgement and thank you letter from Adoption Rhode Island which will be part of your documentation for tax purposes.Advance Remarketing Service maximizes each donation made to Adoption Rhode Island by limiting their administrative costs. This allows the highest percentage of your donation to go to ARI—and a child who deserves to be safe and loved in a family.

Questions? Contact Bridget Gieseke (401) 271-1301 or to learn more.

Planned Gifts
Remembering Adoption Rhode Island as you plan your estate will bring love and hope to children and families for generations to come. The simplest way to make a gift is to include Adoption Rhode Island as a beneficiary of your will or trust. Other Planned Giving opportunities include gifts of life insurance or retirement funds, or donation of stocks or securities.

If you have already included Adoption Rhode Island in your estate planning or have arranged to make any type of planned gift, please let us know so that we may thank you for your generosity and thoughtfulness.

Learn more about Planned Giving and Bequests, or contact Jennifer Foster at (401) 270-1301,


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