Our Charitable Works
Members of the GPBOR C.A.R.E. Committee volunteered their time January 12, 2017 to prepare dinner for the families who are currently staying at the Providence Ronald McDonald House. Committee member participation is what made this effort such an amazing success.
Thank you to all our sponsors, players and friends who helped make our 20th Anniversary Charity Golf Tournament of July 12th a success! Check our photos on Facebook! The proceeds of $19,000 were distributed to the RI Community Food Bank, the RI Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Hasbro Children's Hospital Child Life Program and the Elizabeth Buffum Chace House on September 14, 2016.
GPBOR C.A.R.E. held a Summer Kickoff Bash & Trivia Night on 6/1/2016. The proceeds of this event ($6,000) were distributed to the Ronald McDonald House of Providence and the Providence Boys and Girls Clubs on 9/14/2016. We thank our members, friends, sponsors and guests for their support!
Thank you to all who donated bathing suits and towels throughout the months of April and May. The Providence Boys and Girls Clubs received the donations on June 9, 2016 and extends their gratitude. They serve over 5,000 children each year. Many will be able to participate in their after school swimming program as a result of your donations!
The Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® operates 2 public charities:
The Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® Annual Charity Golf Classic: Formed in 1997, the mission of this Charity is to plan and execute an annual golf tournament each summer. Over our 20-year history, we have donated $376,500 to worthwhile causes. Our 20th Anniversary Tournament was held on July 12, 2016.
GPBOR C.A.R.E. (Community Awareness REALTOR® Events): Formed in 2013, the mission of this charity is to organize one or more events per year in order to collect and distribute chartiable funds to local 501C-3 organizations. REALTORS® care about the communities they live and work in and want to make a difference! We have distributed over $71,000 in just 3 short years in addition to conduct food and wish list drives and cooking for families with children requiring medical assistance.