Upcoming/Ongoing Events

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 2018.

The Heart Gallery

Our 13th Annual 2017-2018 Heart Gallery, featuring 18 beautiful portraits, photographed compliments of several local professional photographers and pristinely produced courtesy of Printmakers, Inc., has arrived and is on tour throughout Rhode Island. Our new 13th Heart Gallery can be viewed at the Rhode Island Foundation in Providence throughout month of April.

If your business or organization is interested in hosting the Heart Gallery, please contact Bridget Gieseke at bgieseke@adoptionri.org.

Annual Spring Gala!

Join us for “Planting Seeds of Hope – The Garden Party Spring Gala! Our annual spring fundraiser is taking place at the Providence Biltmore Grand Ballroom on Friday, May 4th. Visit ARI-SpringGala.eventbrite.com for more information and tickets, or call Bridget at ARI at 401-270-1301.

We have blocked a set of rooms at a special rate if anyone is interested in staying the night at the Biltmore. The cost is $179/night and is guaranteed only through April 6th. To make reservations, call the Biltmore at 401-340-2974, referencing Group Reservation Code #1805ADOPTR, or click here to book online.

For information about sponsorship opportunities for this event, please click here.



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 and interests of any youth who have been impacted by foster care and/or Adoption. This FREE workshop series offers 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 workshop 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!!


Prom Wear Drive/Giveaway!

Prom season is fast approaching… Do you have an outfit to offer, or do you need an outfit to wear? Adoption RI, in partnership with The Voice at Foster Forward, is holding a Prom Wear Drive, and subsequently Prom Wear Giveaway to benefit youth in Greater Rhode Island in need of something special to wear to prom or other special occasion!

Please see the flyers below for details on both the Drive and Giveaway – and help us spread the word!
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.


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