About Us

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Our Mission

“Our mission is to provide the underprivileged and at risk youths of Rhode Island the opportunity to attend various live sporting events. Our focus will be on children between the ages of 7-17 coming from low economic status.

Our Story

Rhode Island Sports Heroes is a nonprofit (501.3c) organization based in Coventry, R.I. The organization is focused on making a difference in the lives of local area youth by engaging them in professional sporting events and having them participate in various athletic activities. Founded in September of 2004, the organization has reached out to thousands of Rhode Island’s less fortunate youths and made a difference in their lives.

For additional info or to become a part of RISH, send an email to info@risportsheroes.org

President – Lou Tager: ltager@risportsheroes.org

Additional Contact:

Melanie Borges: mborges@bgcprov.org
John D’Onofrio: jdonofrio@risportsheroes.org
Dave D’Onofrio: davedonofrio1@gmail.com
Scott Alger: wscottalger@cox.net
James Clements: jclements6187@gmail.com
Yolanda Smith: xzibitme3@hotmail.com
Janice Sevigny: jansev@verizon.net
Steve Lallier: redsoxnation88@gmail.com
Mercedes Monteiro Mercedes.Monteiro.preservation.ri.gov