Clean Water Action's 20th Annual Breakfast of Champions (From Home!)

Friday, May 13, 2022 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Your Kitchen!
Home, RI 02888
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You are invited to attend Clean Water Action's 20th Annual Breakfast of Champions (from home!) happening Friday, May 13th, 2022 at 9:30 am!  Purchase tickets or become a sponsor. Or PDF icon click HERE to print an invoice and mail a check.

Up until 2020, we gathered together each spring along the banks of the Pawtuxet River to recognize the contributions made by local leaders in the environmental field and share a meal made from local ingredients. While we were hoping the two previous years’ digital celebration would be an anomaly, we will be virtual once again this year. We hope to see you all in person soon enough! 

It is important that we recognize the important contributions made by this year’s Champions, though, so please join us on May 13th for our virtual (Bring Your Own) Breakfast of Champions event. All proceeds benefit Clean Water Action's local programs to fight the climate crisis, protect drinking water, improve public health, as well as our efforts to elect environmental champions to local, state, and federal office. 

PDF icon Click HERE to access our program book.

Announcing our 2022 Champions!

  • Kate Michaud, Local Leader of the Year, is being recognized for her leadership and commitment to fighting the climate crisis as the Town Manager of Warren, RI.
  • Liza Burkin, Environmental Advocate of the Year, is being honored due to her tireless efforts to bring people-power to the effort to make Providence more bike and pedestrian-friendly.
  • Attorney General Peter Neronha, Elected Official of the Year, has been an advocate for and defender of Rhode Island’s ambitious Act on Climate legislation. 
  • Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, the former Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, is being honored for her pioneering efforts to integrate environmental justice and climate change into public health policy.
  • Meg Kerr will receive the David R. Gerraughty Award for Lifetime Commitment to the Environment. We will be celebrating her 30 years of activism bringing people together to solve tough environmental problems.

Read our press release here

Click here to view all our past awardees

David R. Gerraughty Award

The prestigious David R. Gerraughty Award is named in honor of the long-time Clean Water Action program organizer and canvasser who chose protecting the environment and safeguarding public health as his "second career".

Our 2022 David R. Gerraughty Award for Lifetime Commitment to the Environment is Meg Kerr. Meg has been an environmental leader in Rhode Island for over three decades, which have left a legacy of environmental achievements. 

Purchase a Ticket or Become a Breakfast of Champions Event Sponsor!

Your generous sponsorship helps Clean Water Action fight for our environment all year long! Your contributions have allowed us to elect a record number of environmental champions to the General Assembly. In addition, they help us continue our work to reduce single-use plastic pollution across our state, make our communities more resilient in the face of climate change, and cut down on the number of toxic chemicals we come in contact with every day despite the ongoing pandemic. Please consider working alongside us to tackle these important environmental and public health issues by joining us on May 13th!

We offer various sponsorship levels which could include an ad, tickets or program listing.

Purchase Tickets or Sponsor

Or send a check made out to Clean Water Action to: 134 Thurbers Ave, Suite 118, Providence, RI 02905. Click HERE to print an invoice and mail a check.

  • Twentieth Anniversary Sponsor $2000 - Inside and back cover, full page (5”x8”) + unlimited tickets
  • Champion $1000 - Inside and back cover, full page (5”x8”) + 6 tickets)
  • Guardian $750 - Full page (5”x8”) + 5 tickets
  • Steward $500 - Half page (5”x4”) + 4 tickets
  • Caretaker $250 - Quarter page (2.5”x4”) + 3 tickets
  • Advocate $100 - Eighth page (2.5”x2”) + 2 tickets
  • Friend $75 - Program listing + 1 ticket
  • Elected official or environmental advocate $50 - 1 ticket
  • Student or Clean Water Action member $15 - 1 ticket

For more information, please contact Bethany Dickerson at

We look forward to seeing you there!

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