Financial Contributions


Your support is critical to the success of all our program participants at Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island. Our board, staff, students, and clients are honored that you want to invest in a better future for our community. Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island and its undeniable impact in the Providence Community could not exist without volunteers and donors like you.

There are many ways to make a financial contribution:

  • Give on-line through Just Give.
  • Send a donation via U.S. mail to DIIRI, 645 Elmwood Ave., Providence RI 02907.
  • Make a United Way Campaign designation to Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island (DIIR) at your workplace.
    • Make a designation through the Rhode Island State Employee's Charitable Appeal (SECA) or the Federal employees Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).
    • Send us your Eastside Marketplace (162 Pitman Avenue, Providence RI) receipts.  We participate in their "Friendship Fund."
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    We welcome planned gifts of all types; Wills, Bequests, Beneficiary designations through retirement plans or life insurance, Charitable Gift Annuities, and Charitable Remainder Trusts.

    For more information contact Development Department, 401-784-8600. We encourage you to review your plans with your own professional adviser. Dorcas International Institute partners with the Rhode Island Foundation in our planned giving program.

    You can also designate your donation be made to our Endowment Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation!  Your gift will keep supporting the programs and services at Dorcas International Institute for years to come.

    Your contribution will  help hundreds of Rhode Island’s foreign-born and underserved residents on the road to self-sufficiency. Last year support from donors like you, made it possible for the two organizations to assist over 4,400 low-income and immigrant clients with English as a Second Language classes, workforce development, high school equivalency preparation , refugee resettlement, citizenship and immigration legal services, and school-based parent-child literacy.

    You are our PARTNERS in this work.