Talented and committed volunteers make our work possible. From graphic design and videography, to attending a rally, setting up an event, or designing a research project, YOU propel MHARI forward and help us achieve our mission. 


As a remote organization, most of the time you spend helping us will be done from the comfort of your home. If you are interested in volunteering with MHARI, please complete this application.


Take Action

MHARI works to improve the lives of people living with mental illness, including substance use disorders. Our advocacy touches all corners of life, from supportive housing to criminal justice diversion programs. 


To join the fight, please sign up as a volunteer and select “yes” on Question #16 to become a MHARI activist. We ask activists for a one-year commitment. 



  • To find your State Representative or Senator, click here.
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  • To file a complaint against your health insurer, click here.


Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it.

Without your help, over a century of service to those in need would not have been possible. Please Make Your Tax Deductible Donation Now to Help Continue Our Work!

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Other Ways to Give

Cash contributions are the simplest way to support MHARI, but there are many ways to give. Your contribution is welcome in whatever form is most advantageous for you.

Donate Online

To make a one-time gift please visit: Click to Donate!


By Phone

If you would like to make by phone or if you have any questions about various gifts options, please contact the MHARI office (401) 726-2285.


Mail a Gift

Mail your gift to:

Mental Health Association of Rhode Island
c/o Butler Hospital
345 Blackstone Blvd., Sawyer Building, Room 310
Providence, RI 02906


Corporate Gift Matching

If you or your spouse works for one of the many companies that offer matching gifts, your philanthropy can have a greater impact. You will be recognized for the full amount of your gift, plus any resulting match.


Please check with you Human Resource Office regarding matching gift eligibility.


State Employee Charitable Appeal (SECA)

Each fall, MHARI participates in the State Employees Charitable Appeal (SECA) Campaign.  Employees may opt to donate to MHARI by initiating a payroll deduction plan for the upcoming year or by making a one-time donation during the SECA Campaign.  A list of qualifying charitable organizations is disseminated at campaign time.

Gift Planning

MHARI offers a range of charitable gift planning options. Planned gifts allow you to remember and to celebrate MHARI in a meaningful way that may not have been possible otherwise. Options include: Bequests, Life Insurance, Life Income Gifts, and Retirement Assets. To discuss one of these options, please contact the MHARI office at (401) 726-2285.



Gifts-In-Kind are non-cash gifts or physical assets or services that may be donated to help fulfill MHARI’s mission.  To discuss this important gift option, please contact the MHARI office at (401) 726-2285.


Amazon Smile

Each time you shop via the amazon link, Amazon will donate to Mental Health Association of Rhode Island. Please bookmark this link to AmazonSmile so that you can support us every time you shop on Amazon.


Donor Advised Fund

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are very effective charitable giving vehicles whereby donors set aside money to be granted to charitable organizations. You can support Mental Health Association of Rhode Island with a DAF grant. When processing a DAF grant through your charitable giving account, search by our tax ID (05-0280788).