Volunteer Spotlight

Nicholas Cardi, Jr.

Born in Cranston, Nick attended the Community College of Rhode Island and graduated from The University of Tennessee. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve. Nick, and his brothers Ron and Pete owned and operated Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses, Rhode Island Design Center, and Ashley HomeStores.  Nick, along with his brothers have been longtime supporters of OSDRI and more recently, the Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial.  This year’s 27th Annual Stand Down Weekend is dedicated in memory to our fellow veteran, supporter and friend Nick Cardi who passed away recently at age 71.