GPBOR C.A.R.E. is the charitable arm of the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS®. To-date the charity has raised more than $109,000 to Rhode Island charities since 2013. Funds are raised through donations from REALTORS®, Affiliates, sponsors, and donors like you. 

Our 2022 recipients will be Day One and the Refugee Dream Center.  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. 

Applications for 2023 grants will be posted here by 4/1/22 and the filing deadline will be 6/30/22.

News & Events

Holiday Coat Drive 

Thanks to all those who donated to the C.A.R.E. Holiday Coat Drive this Fall.  Children’s Friend was so grateful for your donations of new coats, hats, gloves, boots and scarves for kids in need.

Cutest Pet Contest Winners

Congratulations to Aria and Max, and their proud owners Richard and Jayma Zompa, the 2021 winners of the GPBOR C.A.R.E. Cutest Pet Contest Winners.  Thank you to everybody who entered and voted. Together you raised $1,445. These funds will benefit our 2021 adopted charities Sojourner House and Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

You can view all entries at

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:

Vicki Doran, RE/MAX River’s Edge – 2022 President
Richard Epstein, Residential Properties, Ltd. – 2022 Vice President
Sam Albert, RE/MAX Innovations – 2022 Treasurer
Shamila Ahmed, Steele Realty Consultants – Director through 2022
Kate Berard,
The Mello Group – Director through 2023
Michael Monteiro, Williams & Stuart Real Estate – Director through 2023

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).