2014 Buy Nothing Day sites in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Buy Nothing Day Winter Coat Exchange

Buy Nothing Day the international day to point out how consumerism is destroying our planet and our communities. We collect and give away winter coats to give back to the community while pointing out how consumerism is a dead end

Friday November 28, 2014

Providence:   State House Lawn   brick patio across from the mall 

Collection and give away   Friday November 28 9 AM to 1 PM

Rain location  Gloria Dei Lutheran Church  15 Hayes Street  Providence

Contacts Greg Gerritt: 331-0529; gerritt@mindspring.com;

Phil Edmonds: 461-3683; philwhistle@gmail.com

 

Pawtucket :  175 Main St   Blackstone Valley Visitors Center

Coats accepted at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center and many other locations in Pawtucket  all through November during business hours.

Collection at November Winters Farmers Markets Wednesday evening and Saturday morning at Hope Artiste Village

Coats given away Friday  Nov. 28  10AM  -2PM

Contact  Arthur Pitt ; kingarthur@yahoo.com 401-369-1918

http://www.neighborhoodlink.com/NAP-_Neighborhood_Alliance_of_Pawtucket/home

East Providence   Bridgepoint    850 Waterman Ave

Coats collected and given away Friday November 28  9 AM to 1 PM 

Coats collected throughout November at various locations in East Providence and Seekonk including the Newman YMCA.

Contact  David or Lisa Spencer

401- 965-9099     Dspencer@atlanticpaper.com

 

Newport  St Paul’s Church 12 West Marlborough St.

Coats collected and given away Novewmber 28 10 AM to Noon

Contact   Reverend Johanne Dame 401-846-0966 RevDame@gmail.com

Coats also available at other church events

 

Wakefield –St. Francis Church, 114 High Street,

Coats Collected and given away November 28 10AM to noon

Contact   Tom Abbott   401-364-0778   dawgdays@cox.net

Warwick     Conimicut Village     Woodbury Union Church   58 Beach Avenue                   Coats Collected and given away November 28 10AM to noon   Accepting winter coats, jackets, vests, gloves, mittens, and scarves.

Church phone number 401-737-8232. E-mail contact: jtarring@verizon.net.

 

Greater Providence YMCA sites

All sites collecting coats throughout November    Most sites distributing Coats on November 28   9 AM to 1 PM

East Side/Mount Hope

Drop off coats throughout November   Not a distribution site Coats distributed via the Providence site

Contact        Christy Clausen
Welcome Center Director

East Side/Mount Hope

438 Hope Street

Providence, RI 02906

Drop off

401-521-0155

cclausen@gpymca.org

Providence Youth Services (640 Broad Street, Providence)

Drop off coats throughout November   Not a distribution site

Coats distributed via the Providence site

Christy Clausen
Welcome Center Director

East Side/Mount Hope

438 Hope Street

Providence, RI 02906

Drop off

401-521-0155

cclausen@gpymca.org

 

West Bay Family YMCA Branch

Collection and distribution site Distribution Friday November 28

Contact   Kaitlyn Rooney

Welcome Center Director

West Bay Family YMCA Branch

7540 Post Road

North Kingstown, RI 02852

Drop off and Pick up site

401-295-6501

krooney@gpymca.org

 

Cranston YMCA

Collection and distribution site   Distribution Friday November 28

Contact       Andrea Champagne

Senior Director

Cranston YMCA

1225 Park Avenue

Cranston, RI 02910

Drop off and pick up site

401-943-0444

achampagne@gpymca.org

 

 

 

Bayside YMCA

Collection and distribution site   Distribution Friday November 28

 

Sandra Carney

Welcome Center Director

Bayside YMCA

70 West Street

Barrington, RI 02806

Drop off and pick up site

401-245-2444

scarney@gpymca.org

 

Kent County YMCA

Collection and distribution site Distribution Friday November 28

 

Patricia Driscoll

Welcome Center Director

Kent County YMCA

900 Centerville, Road

Warwick, RI 02886

Drop off and pick up site

401-828-0130

pdriscoll@gpymca.org

 

 

Newman YMCA (Seekonk, MA)

Collection of coats only   Distribution via East Providence site

Paula Roy

Welcome Center Director

Newman YMCA

472 Taunton Avenue

Seekonk, MA 02771

Drop off site

508-336-7103

proy@gpymca.org

 

 

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