Online ticket sales have closed but tickets can still be purchased at the door the day of the event. 


This annual event provides necessary awareness and support for the Coalition’s collaborative work to create and advance lasting solutions to prevent and end homelessness in Rhode Island. With an audience of 400+ business leaders, member organizations, social service staff, and community advocates the Annual Award Breakfast promotes a collective effort to grow community power and build better, stronger systems for all who experience homelessness.

Award Winners

Senator Jack Reed Advocacy Award

  • Katie West, Housing Opportunities Initiative Manager, Housing Network of Rhode Island


Sister Carol McGovern Memorial Award

  • Bill Stein, LICSW, Associate Director of Clinical Services, House of Hope CDC


Sister Judy Soares & John Coen Memorial Award for Direct Services

  • Scott Budnick, Founder of Prayer & Friendship Breakfast, Mathewson Street United Methodist Church


The Impact Award

  • Crossroads Rhode Island,

  • Providence Housing Authority, and

  • Rhode Island Housing

For their collaborative work on the Mainstream Voucher Family Housing Challenge.

For questions, contact Gretchen Heath at or 401-309-1123.

Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless

1070 Main St, Suite 304, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA

(401) 721-5685

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