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Staff Spotlight: Kelly Doern, Job Developer

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Doern, Job Developer

In her position at Crossroads Rhode Island, Kelly Doern is always looking for new job opportunities – but not for herself. As the organization’s Job Developer, a position that did not exist until she was hired for it almost three years ago, Kelly’s goal is to help our students get hired.

Press Conference: 2014 Report on Securing Stable Homes

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Advocates for helping Rhode Island’s homeless released a new report Tuesday on the true cost of homelessness and the benefits of securing stable homes for needy families.
Bliss Salon Donates Hair Services at Family Center

Bliss Salon Donates Hair Services at Family Center

A small team of women from Bliss Salon in Providence with a special connection to Crossroads donated their time and talents to the families in Crossroads Citizens Bank Family Center this November.
Staff Spotlight: Dennis Owens, Janitorial Training Program Instructor

Staff Spotlight: Dennis Owens, Janitorial Training Program Instructor

As the newest instructor in our Employment and Education Services department, Dennis Owens has already seen the positive impact that education and job training has on people who are working to improve - or in some cases, rebuild - their lives.
Crossroads Partners with Capital Good Fund to Provide Small Loans

Crossroads Partners with Capital Good Fund to Provide Small Loans

Crossroads Rhode Island is partnering with Capital Good Fund, a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. Together, we will provide small loans and financial coaching to Crossroads clients who need financial assistance with a variety of needs.
Eagle Scout Donates Hundreds of Home Items!

Eagle Scout Donates Hundreds of Home Items!

When Barrington resident Connor Mellen needed to complete his Eagle Scout Project, he reached out to Crossroads.
Crossroads Client Finds Healing Through Housing

Crossroads Client Finds Healing Through Housing

Margaret came to Crossroads in April 2007 at the age of 47. She told us that she was seeking shelter and safety after leaving her abusive partner. During her first year at Crossroads, we did not yet have a dedicated Women’s Shelter, so she slept on the floor of our Community Room. When the Women’s Shelter opened in April 2008, Margaret finally had a bed, but it would be another five years until she had a home of her own.
Crossroads President Anne Nolan Receives Honorary Degree from University of Rhode Island

Crossroads President Anne Nolan Receives Honorary Degree from University of Rhode Island

Crossroads Rhode Island President Anne Nolan will be received an honorary degree on May 18th, 2014 at the University of Rhode Island's 128th commencement exercises! Anne, along with three other distinguished leaders, received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

The Container Store’s new location launches with $16,000 donation to Crossroads Rhode Island

The Container Store debuted its 66th store opening in Cranston (Garden City Center) on Saturday, May 17th. As part of the retailer’s commitment to its local communities, The Container Store donated a percentage of its Grand Opening weekend sales to Crossroads Rhode Island, making a contribution totaling $16,000. 
The Container Store Chooses Crossroads as Charity Partner in RI

The Container Store Chooses Crossroads as Charity Partner in RI

The Container Store, the nation's originator and leading retailer of storage and organization products, is coming to Rhode Island! The Container Store will celebrate its Grand Opening Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, May 17 & 18.
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