Big Brothers Big Sisters Rhode Island headquarters opens up in Providence

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island’s ribbon cutting ceremony at their new location in Olneyville’s Rising Sun Mills in Providence. Wednesday, August 17, 2022. (Credit: BBBSRI)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Founder of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island attended the ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for its Providence headquarters.

Dr. Dorothy Piendiadz, 98, was accompanied by organization members and other local officials at the new headquarters in Olneyville’s Rising Sun Mills.

“I am so pleased to be included in today’s events,” said Pieniadz. “To see the culmination of the work and support of so many people over the past 50 years is astounding. It’s one of the most wonderful days of my life.”

The BBBSRI is an organization centered around the youth in Rhode Island. Providing mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

To mentoring a child, donating to support our program, hosting a clothing drive, hosting a clothing fundraiser for your school or group, or more call 401-921-2434.

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