Authored by Christine Sullivan
March 12, 2020
Proud Day was created by The Pawtucket Foundation to bring the city’s
business community together to help showcase public spaces, neighborhood
parks, and “gateways” of our city. The annual event was conceived by
Daniel J. Sullivan, Pawtucket Foundation Co-Chairman and CEO of
Collette, as a way of demonstrating the commitment of the local business
community to the revitalization of Pawtucket. The City of Pawtucket,
represented by the Department of Public Works, contributes significant
collaboration, technical support, equipment, and human power to help
make the annual effort a success.
annual event attracts upwards of 100 volunteers to clean up, plant,
paint, mulch and otherwise care for public spaces. Over the years, more
than 1,200 volunteers representing over 100 companies have participated
in 100 projects throughout the community.