In the Community

Impossible Dream

The attorneys at Mandell, Boisclair & Mandell, Ltd are proud sponsors of a fundraiser for The Impossible Dream. Attorney Zach Mandell serves on a sponsorship committee for their Newport event. The Impossible Dream is the world’s only catamaran built from the ground up to be fully universally accessible. Their mission is to raise awareness for accessible design and to inspire disabled individuals, wounded soldiers, youth and their families to strive for independence and a better quality of life.

The Impossible Dream crew is currently on their fifth tour where they are sailing from Florida to Maine and back. All summer long, the Impossible Dream will provide free sails to over 1,000 disabled individuals along the east coast. They also partner with the nation’s leading rehabilitation hospitals to welcome patients aboard to experience a day on the Impossible Dream.

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2019 Clothes for Kids Fill the Racks Luncheon

Photo Courtesy of Clothes to Kids RI

On Friday, May 9th, Mandell, Boisclair & Mandell, Ltd gathered at the Crown Plaza Hotel to take part in Clothes To Kids Fill the Racks Luncheon — an annual event aimed at providing new and quality used clothing to low-income, school-age children in Providence County.

The event was able to raise an impressive $36,000.00 for Clothes to Kids. Mandell, Boisclair & Mandell, Ltd was proud to be part of such an incredible cause.

Yvette Boisclair, who serves on the board of directors of Clothes to Kids RI, would like to especially thank all of the sponsors and organizers for their time and efforts. Their vision is a community in which all students have access to quality clothing, so that they may attend school with the confidence and self-esteem needed to achieve academic success.

Clothes for Kids serves low-income families, at-risk youth ranging from Kindergarten through 12th grade, and individuals pursuing a GED up to age 21. You can learn more about the organization and its current projects at https://clothestokidsri.org/. Please visit their website or check their Facebookor Twitter to learn more about their upcoming events.

2018 Providence College Student-Athlete Career Night Sponsored by Mark Mandell and Yvette Boisclair

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Attorneys Mark Mandell and Yvette Boisclair hosted their 9th annual student-athlete night at Providence College.  More than 80 student-athletes from the junior and senior classes at Providence College attended the event. Each student was paired with several professional members of the Providence community representing diverse fields of employment.

“The keynote speaker at the event was Doris Burke. A 1987 graduate of Providence College, Doris Burke ’87, ’92G, & ’05Hon. has received many accolades for her basketball prowess including being named Providence College’s Female Athlete of the Year. To date, Burke ranks 10th all-time at Providence in career scoring, with 1,372 points. She was the fifth woman ever inducted into the Providence College Hall of Fame.”

Read more about Providence College’s 2018 Student-Athlete Career Night at Friars.com.

Putting Our Best Foot Forward To Support MADD

On Saturday, June 3rd, Mandell, Boisclair & Mandell, Ltd gathered at Warwick Park to take part in 2017’s Walk Like MADD — a national event aimed at curbing the problem of drunk driving in our community.

Ultimately, the event was a resounding success as 22 teams and 220 participants tackled the 5k walk in stride — raising $32,364 for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and surpassing the event’s initial goal of $30,000. Mandell, Boisclair & Mandell, Ltd was proud to be part of such a great event.

Team captain, Zachary Mandell, who serves on the board of directors for the Rhode Island local chapter of MADD, would like to specially thank all of the donors and participants for their efforts. Without such tremendous support, events like Walk Like MADD would not be able to occur.

MADD is has been very proactive in the fight to eliminate drunk driving on a national and state level since their inception in 1980. You can learn more about these ongoing goals at www.madd.org. If you’d like to participate in a Walk Like MADD fundraiser in your area, visit www.walklikemadd.org to learn about such upcoming events