Upcoming Trainings and Support Groups
A list of upcoming trainings, workshops and support services is shown in the Programs and Services section of this site. Check back for new programs to be added for 2016/2017.
The Heart Gallery
Our 12th Annual Heart Gallery, featuring 18 beautiful portraits, photographed compliments of several local professional photographers and pristinely produced courtesy of Printmakers, Inc. is on tour throughout Rhode Island. Our new 12th Heart Gallery can be viewed throughout the month of March at the Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Rumford, RI.
If your business or organization is interested in hosting the Heart Gallery, please contact Bridget Gieseke at email@example.com.
Modern Diner ‘Famous Custard French Toast’ Benefit Modern Diner, voted #1 Diner in RI by Delish.com, is hosting a special benefit for Adoption Rhode Island! Join us there on Wednesday, April 19th ~ 6-10am (April Vacation Week). Come enjoy a breakfast feast of Modern Diner’s Award Winning Custard French Toast and/or cup of coffee from Downeast Coffee Roasters.
All proceeds from the purchase of this delectable meal and/or cup of Downeast Coffee will help Adoption Rhode Island in their efforts to find families for children and youth in RI state foster care! Hope to see you there!
Please be advised, there is likely to be a waiting line, but well worth it!
Modern Diner is cash only.
Prom Wear Drive/Giveaway!
Do you have a prom or special occasion dress that is just collecting dust and taking up space in your closet at home . . . How about a tuxedo or nice suit that you could part with to help make someone in need feel extra special on prom night?
Adoption Rhode Island is collecting formal wear for youth in the greater Rhode Island area in need of something special to wear to prom. We are asking for donations by Wednesday, April 12th to prepare for our Prom Wear Giveaway, which will open on Monday, April 17th between 4-7pm. You could help make a teenager’s prom a night to remember! Donations can be dropped off at Adoption RI, 2 Bradford St. Providence – or contact us at 401-865-6000.
“Super Heroes at Skyline” – Adoption RI Spring Fundraiser Join us at the brand new Skyline at Waterplace on May 5th for our annual Spring Fundraiser from 6-10pm! This evening promises to be a SUPER night, with not only amazing views of Waterplace Park, but also great food, featuring Russell Morin Catering, finely complimented wines courtesy of Gasbarro’s Wines, great auction items, good friends and more! Tickets are $100pp and are available by contacting Adoption RI at 401-865-6000, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or purchase online at http://AdoptionRI-Superheroes.eventbrite.com. Hope to see you there!
Wendy’s Coupon Book Fundraiser
It’s that time of year again! From now through May 28, 2017, stop by any participating Wendy’s throughout Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts and get a coupon book good for 8 Jr. Frosty’s for just $1.00! Proceeds from all coupon books sold throughout this promotion are donated to Adoption Rhode Island!!
EXPRESS YOURSELF! A Series of Experiential Workshops for Youth Impacted by Foster Care and/or Adoption EXPRESS YOURSELF! is a Program designed to meet the unique needs of youth who have been impacted by foster care and/or Adoption. This FREE workshop series offers youth an opportunity to meet others with similar life experiences and express themselves in a creative and supportive environment.
Local artists and clinicians lead exciting and fun filled workshops, each lesson plan will include instruction and “hands-on” assistance with the craft, art project or other activity. Additionally, issues relevant to foster care and adoption will be discussed. This program is open to all community youth impacted by adoption/foster care!! Stay tuned for an updated schedule of upcoming workshops.