GPBOR C.A.R.E. is the charitable arm of the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS®.  Celebrating our 10th anniversary in 2013, the foundation has raised more than $117,000 for Rhode Island charities. Funds are raised through donations from REALTORS®, Affiliates, sponsors, and donors like you. 

GPBOR C.A.R.E. has selected the following charities for 2024:  Foster Forward, empowering lives impacted by foster care and enhancing the child welfare system; Girls on the Run RI, instilling joy, health, and confidence in girls through creative running programs in Central Falls; and Higher Ground International, dedicated to empowering refugees, particularly West African and Liberian communities, while restoring dignity and peace.

News & Events

2024 Annual Campaign

Thank you to all who donated to our 2nd annual campaign this Summer.  View a listing of donors here.

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:

Agueda Del Borgo, Places & Spaces Realty, 2024 President
Paula Gallant, June Realty, 2024 Vice President
Yolanda Nazario, HomeSmart Heritage, 2024 Treasurer
Shamila Ahmed, Shamila Ahmed, LLC, Director through 2024
Susan Kostas,
Coldwell Banker Realty, Director through 2024
Ian Barnacle, Residential Properties, Director through 2025
Dean deTonnancourt, HomeSmart Professionals Real Estate, Director through 2025

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 $7,000 for each 2023 sponsored non-profit organizations RISE and We Heart Lives.  Checks presented at GPBOR’s 117th Annual Meeting on 9/20/23.