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Matthew Billings, Providence, Rhode Island

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Address: 17 Gordon Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island  02905  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 85
Number of People Being Served: 150
EIN: 06-1470525
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Mission Statement


The mission of RISE is to provide educational opportunities and mentoring to children of currently and formerly incarcerated parents in order to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty, violence and addiction that so often threatens them.

Description


RISE offers qualified students a scholarship to a private or parochial school of their choice. In addition, RISE students receive financial assistance with books, uniforms, tutoring services and summer programs. RISE also matches volunteer mentors with children of parents who are currently incarcerated.

RISE offers qualified students a scholarship to a private or parochial school of their choice. In addition, RISE students receive financial assistance with books, uniforms, tutoring services and summer programs. RISE also matches volunteer mentors with children of parents who are currently incarcerated.

Mission Statement: The mission of RISE is to provide educational opportunities and mentoring to children of currently and formerly incarcerated parents in order to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty, violence and addiction that so often threatens them.

Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes