GPBOR C.A.R.E. is the charitable arm of the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS®. To-date the charity has raised more than $110,000 to Rhode Island charities since 2013. Funds are raised through donations from REALTORS®, Affiliates, sponsors, and donors like you. 

GPBOR C.A.R.E. will celebrate its 10 year Anniversary in 2023. For 2023, the C.A.R.E. committee has selected two great local charities as our grant recipients: We Heart Lives and RISE

Our 2022 recipients Day One and the Refugee Dream Center were awarded $5,000 each on 9/14/22.  Day One works with victims of sexual abuse while the Refugee Dream Center works to target gaps and provide services to refugees to ensure their self-sufficiency and integration into the RI community.


News & Events

2nd Annual Cutest Pet Contest Winners

August 2nd marks the start of the GPBOR C.A.R.E. Cutest Pet Contest. This fundraiser will benefit Day One and the Refugee Dream Center of Providence. Contest has ended.

2023 Grant Application

Thanks to all the non-profits who applied for a 2023 grant by the 6/30 deadline.  Please expect to hear back from us by 8/1/22.

2022 Annual Campaign

GPBOR C.A.R.E. is currently holding its first annual campaign. Please help today by making a donation and helping us reach our $2,000 goal. Donations will help support the work of The Refugee Dream Center and Day One.

Amazon Smile

You can help us raise funds when you shop on Login with your Amazon account and then select Gpbor C.A.R.E. as the charitable organization you support.  Amazon will donate .5% of eligible purchases back to us!



GPBOR C.A.R.E. is a 501C3 public charity, registered with the IRS, and owned and operated by the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS®. Established in 2013, our mission is to organize one or more events per year in order to collect and distribute charitable funds to RI non-profit organizations.  Those organizations shall qualify as exempt organizations under section 501 (c-3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code. 

Board of Directors:

Sam Albert, RE/MAX Innovation, 2023 President
Michael Monteiro, Williams & Stuart Real Estate, 2023 Vice President
Kate Berard, The Mello Group, 2023 Treasurer
Shamila Ahmed, Shamila Ahmed, LLC, Director through 2024
Agueda Del Borgo,
Places & Spaces Realty, Director through 2023
Paula Gallant, June Realty, Director through 2023
Yolanda Nazario, HomeSmart Heritage, Director through 2024

Our office is currently located at 12 Breakneck Hill Road, Suite 100, Lincoln, RI 02865.  For more information, please contact our Chief Executive Officer, Suzanne Silva, CAE, RCE, at (401) 274-8383.

GPBOR C.A.R.E. raised $3,500 for each 2021 sponsored non-profit organization. Checks presented at GPBOR’s 114th Annual Meeting on 9/16/20. (See more photos here).