July 7, 2019

Get Involved


Please call the office (454-7422) or use the email link to make arrangements to volunteer.

Volunteer Opportunities – Direct Activities

Meal Site

Help to serve drinks, clear tables, and interact with our guests. Fridays, 4 PM – 6:30 PM

Daily Food Pantry

Assist guests, re-stock shelves, and break down boxes. Monday – Thursday, 9 – 11 AM, Saturday, 9 AM – 12 PM, Arrive at 8:30 AM for an orientation.

Homeless Outreach Program

Sort clothing donations for the Clothes Closet or serve on a Committee. Monday – Thursday, 11 AM – 2 PM

Volunteer Opportunities – Support Activities


Plan and organize fundraising events such as the Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction.


Develop flyers, brochures, and other informational pieces; press releases; maintain and update the website and Facebook.


Oversee the finances, insurance and financial reports of Better Lives RI.

Volunteer Opportunities – Run a Drive

Organize a collection of food, toiletries or clothing.

Food: Canned meats/tuna, Soup/canned fruit, Cereal, Spaghetti sauce/pasta, Peanut butter

Toiletries: Toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, Deodorant, Disposable razors, Shaving cream, Shampoo, feminine hygiene products

Clothing: Better Lives RI maintains a Clothing Closet for our homeless guests. Any donations must be in season (we have no storage), Clean, In good condition, We are always in need of men’s clothing, especially larger sizes