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An asterisk (*) indicates a Jewish organization.

*BunkConnect

Description:

BunkConnect is a program of Foundation for Jewish Camp, an affordability initiative built on the success of FJC’s One Happy Camper program.  BunkConnect is a referral program that makes finding the perfect camp easy by offering special introductory rates at participating camps for eligible families. Through BunkConnect, first-time campers of all Jewish backgrounds (including Jewish day school students) can choose from a variety of high quality summer experiences. The program is specifically designed for families for whom Jewish camp might not be financially feasible – including families with moderate incomes.

*Hebrew Free Loan Association of Providence
Location:

58 Burlington Street, Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.331.3081

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Description:

Hebrew Free Loan provides interest-free loans to those in need.

*Touro Fraternal Association
Location:

45 Rolfe Square Cranston, RI 02910
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Phone:

401.785.0066

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Description:

Since our founding in 1918, Touro Fraternal Association has offered Jewish men a sense of fraternalism, community and belonging. We are the largest independent Jewish fraternal order in the Northeast. Our successes have been achieved through the efforts of our membership, one that continues to grow every year.

Aunt Bertha

Description:

Aunt Bertha is building the country’s most comprehensive online directory of social service organizations. They believe that every person and family should have one place online where they can find help in a time of need – and they’ve been transforming the way social services information is organized and delivered ever since.

Capital Good Fund
Location:

22 A Street, Providence, RI 02907
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Phone:

866.584.3651

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Description:

Capital Good Fund is a nonprofit, certified Community Development Financial Institution that takes a holistic approach to fighting poverty. It offers small loans and one-on-one Financial Coaching to hard-working Americans. The mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty.

Fax: 866.254.0219

Department of Planning and Development
Location:

444 Westminster Street Providence, Rhode Island 02903
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Phone:

401.680.8400

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Description:

In partnership with our neighborhoods, the Department of Planning and Development plans Providence’s future while respecting its past. We guide physical, social, and economic change in Providence’s neighborhoods and its downtown to shape a more prosperous, sustainable, and beautiful city for all. We offer a wide range of programs and services to residents, businesses and non-profit organizations to achieve our goals of creating great neighborhoods, supporting job creation and stimulating the economy.

Scholarships.com

Description:

Both national and local scholarships are available for Jewish students trying to find money for college. Whether you are currently practicing or simply of Jewish descent, there are likely to be opportunities for Jewish scholarships available to you.

United Way 211 – Rhode Island
Location:

50 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02909
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Phone:

211 or 401.444.0652

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Description:

2-1-1 is the statewide resource center for information and referrals, and it comes with the support and expertise of a national network of referral experts.

 

2-1-1 provides a trained and caring human connection – a call specialist – who helps people find assistance on everything from childcare needs and mental health issues, food and heating assistance, to gambling problems and elder care services. In the event of a significant storm or natural disaster, United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island support state agencies and connects people to critical services.