ESP Caucus Donation Challenge! November 11-18, 2020

COVID-19 is keeping us from celebrating Education Support Professionals in person this year, but it can't stop us from showing them the love! Let's help students in need on their behalf by donating to NEARI Children's Fund! Let's help the ESP Caucus meet their goal of $5,000 in one week!


The NEARI Education Support Professionals Caucus - the most active in the nation - is sponsoring a donation challenge for all NEARI members to raise funds for the NEARI Children's Fund, which works to help students who come to school without their basic needs met. 

How to participate:

  • Be a NEARI member
  • Send a donation via check or PayPal 
  • Include with your contribution the name of an ESP that deserves rESPect- even if it's from your childhood! - and we will include them in our SHOUT OUT on ESP Day, Wednesday, November 18, 2020!

Donations via Check

  • Make checks payable to: NEARI Children's Fund 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston, RI 02920

  • Be sure to write: ESP Challenge in the memo
  • Don't forget to include a note with your ESP Shout Out!

Donations via Pay Pal

  • Use the PayPal link below and follow the instructions

  • Include in the "Message" section ESP Challenge and the name of your ESP Shout Out


Donate Now! It's secure, fast, and easy.

Donate now to the NEARI Children's Fund through the PayPal Donate button below.


You may also donate through the donation form. You will need to complete and print the form, then mail to Children's Fund. D​onation Form

There is no Fund administrative fee - every penny of every donation goes directly to Rhode Island students. The Fund is about restoring hope and giving struggling students a chance to succeed in school...and in life.


Marie Glass -
Tom Pirnie -

ESP SHOUT OUTS! (Coming Nov 18)

NEARI gives a shout out to ALL our Education Support Professionals! Thank you for all you do, especially now during such a trying time. We see you, we appreciate you. WE LOVE OUR ESP!

Sherry Mong gives a ESP SHOUT OUT to her East Greenwich High School co-workers:

Annette Paul
Pat Balles
Patty Baker
Lisa McLellan
Barry Martisian
Tracy Cole
Laurie Medereios
Diane DePaolo
Kelly Manning
Kerissa LeBlanc

Mary Sumner gives an ESP SHOUT OUT to her URI colleagues who have both worked so hard for us under so many challenges. 
Thank you both for continuing to work so hard for our children in RI.

Deb Coty 
Diana Mondragon

Marie Glass gives an ESP SHOUT OUT to "my student, son to my friends, my coworker, NEA LFT buddy, and now my Leader"

Tom Pirnie


Val Lawson gives an ESP SHOUT OUT to East Providence High School ESP 

Laura Smith



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Use the number on your membership card as your login for the Access Member Benefits program.

National Education Association Rhode Island (NEARI)

99 Bald Hill Road
Cranston, RI 02920-2631

P: 401-463-9630
F: 401-463-5337

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