Bringing People Together To Improve The Place That They Love On Saturday, July 26 WaterFire Providence, in collaboration with RI Defeats Hepatitis C and Festival Ballet Providence created C is for Cure: a WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C. The program for the evening aimed at bringing awareness to the… Read More »Workplace Volunteerism Spotlight: Target – Swansea, MA
“Passion is the spark that ignites the flame…” ― Deborah Brodie Many people may not know that even with a hardworking staff of 21 employees, WaterFire Providence deeply relies on our dedicated corps of hundreds of volunteers to produce our events. Over 200 members of the community come together to… Read More »We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!
“Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs WaterFire Providence would like to thank all of the volunteers, community organizations, college groups, donors, and our interns for their support and dedication during our 2013 season. 2013 was a… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: WaterFire Providence salutes all of our 2013 volunteers!
This has been an incredible year for WaterFire. With an ever growing and expanding event comes the need for growth and development within not only the organization itself, but also in the need for a large group of dedicated volunteers. Volunteers are an integral part of WaterFire. They assist in… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight on Johnson & Wales University
In January of 2005 Nancy Papagno was volunteering at a folk music venue in Rhode Island. Little did she know that this particular day was going to leave a lasting impression on her forever. It would be the beginning of beautiful friendships and it would lead her to the open… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Papagno
As we all know, WaterFire is made possible by a small army of volunteers and a small but, dedicated staff. WaterFire connects with numerous other organizations and partners to make its events successful. One partner you might not know of is The Fogarty Center. A fellow Rhode Island nonprofit, The… Read More »Building our Community with The Fogarty Center
It’s 4:00am on a Wednesday morning. While most New Englanders are fast asleep and cozy in their beds, Lynn Levesque has just finished her hour and half workout. By 5:30am she is seated at her desk at Rhode Island Hospital accompanied by “Chuck,” the friendly looking face of wood she… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: Lynn Levesque
As a spectator of WaterFire since 1997 with a lingering interest to volunteer, Jonathan Waugh finally took the plunge ten years after sighting his first fire. Jon began his journey as a volunteer with WaterFire in 2007 with just one regret, “I only wish I had started sooner.” Although Jon… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight – Jonathan Waugh
From feeding the fires, to mingling with the crowd, to late nights spent creating vital materials at the Production Shop, Carrie Capizzano, has been one of WaterFire’s most dependable and flexible volunteers since she joined the WaterFire Volunteer Team in 2010. A couple of years ago, I saw on my… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight – Carrie Capizzano
This earth day take pride in your community and help make Providence a better place to learn, work, live, play, and especially – watch WaterFire! Join WaterFire for an Earth Day Cleanup! Saturday, April 20th 11AM – 2PM WaterPlace ParkSign-up here. In years past, hundreds of volunteers have come together to… Read More »WaterFire Providence Earth Day Cleanup