Gallery of hope & thanks

Explore a selection of thank you notes from COVID-19 Response Fund grantees and donors, social media posts, and photographs of community response. We are inspired by the outpouring of support and assistance. Click on the thumbnail of any letter to see the full message.

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Grants & Scholarships

A cultural icon of the arts comes back to life

May 18, 2021

Grants & Scholarships

Many victims of the pandemic never got COVID

May 12, 2021


A real force in philanthropy

May 05, 2021

Grants & Scholarships

Turning language barriers into opportunities

May 03, 2021

Civic Leadership

See the need, meet the need

April 30, 2021

Grants & Scholarships

Fighting for jobs and justice

April 27, 2021


Continuing a mother’s legacy

April 05, 2021


Robert and Beverly Mello and Marino Charitable Fund

April 05, 2021

Professional Advisors

Karen J. Bacon: helping clients make informed financial decisions

March 08, 2021


Elizabeth Freeman Clifford Fund

February 19, 2021


John J. O’Connor Jr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

February 18, 2021


When Rhode Island was laid low, these Rhode Islanders stood up

February 16, 2021