In the Community

ACCESS POINT

AccessPointRI

The attorneys at Mandell, Boisclair & Mandell, Ltd, are proud to sponsor Access Point’s 26th Annual Richard Rotelli Memorial Golf Tournament. This year’s event will be held at the beautiful Alpine Country Club in Cranston, Rhode Island on Monday, September 30, 2019 at noon. If you’re interested in attending this incredible annual tournament, reserve your spot today because the event is limited to just 128 golfers.

Access Point is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. For over 50 years, Access Point has been helping disabled individuals lead fuller, more productive lives. In fact, it has been their mission from the start. 

Today, Access Point provides supportive services for more than 800 adults and children with disabilities and special needs. This includes transition services, respite services, day enrichment, and residential programs. They also provide vocational training for a wide variety of adults through their People in Partnership division.

To learn more about the program:

Access Point

SHAKE A LEG / SAIL TO PREVAIL

Shake-a-leg / Sail to Prevail

The attorneys at Mandell, Boisclair, & Mandell, Ltd, are proud to support the Sail to Prevail program. Sail to Prevail is a nonprofit organization that offers a complete therapeutic sailing experience for individuals with disabilities. Each summer, more than 1000 disabled children and adults explore the open water on a fleet of specially adapted 20-foot sailboats. From the fully accessible sailing facility at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, the fleet is available for recreational, instructional, and competitive sailing.

The Sail to Prevail program is designed to encourage and empower individuals with disabilities to become active participants in sailing. Since it first set sail, the Sail to Prevail program has improved the lives of more than 21,000 participants through therapeutic sailing.

There are programs designed specifically for children and adults living with:

  • Physical disabilities
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • PTSD
  • Cancer
  • Emotional disabilities
  • Epilepsy
  • Life-threatening medical conditions
  • And more

To learn more about this program:

Sail to Prevail

impossible dream

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.

To learn more about this fundraiser:

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.