Lancia, Nardolillo raise $887 during Bow Ties Against Bullying event at State House
STATE HOUSE – Representative Robert Lancia (R- District 16, Cranston) and Representative Robert Nardolillo (R-District 28, Coventry) announced today that they raised $887.00 for The Samaritans of RI following the representatives’ “Bow Ties Against Bullying” campaign.
The Samaritans of RI provides educational programs about bully awareness and prevention.
Rep. Lancia said, “We’ve read about the prevalence of bullying and its aftermath – from teen suicides to patterns of domestic abuse. By supporting the work of The Samaritans we know that RI will be one step closer to teaching our kids acceptable ways to interact while building their self-esteem.” Lancia explained, ‘Bow Ties Against Bullying’ was a simple way for Rep. Nardolillo and I to seek support from the House of Representatives for The Samaritans great work.”
Rep. Nardolillo said, “We pledged to donate $10 to The Samaritans for every legislator, staff member or page who wore a bow tie or scarf on March 19. We welcomed donations from our colleagues in the State House. I am very pleased that The Samaritans of RI will receive our donation of $887.00.
For more information, contact:
Lisa Blais, House Minority Office
State House Room 106
Providence, RI 02903