philanthropy

Randolph Savings foundation donates to Cranston library

Posted 12/11/12

CRANSTON – Thanks to a $1,000 grant from the Randolph Savings Peter T. Pastore Jr. Charitable Foundation, the Cranston Public Library is piloting a project to use Apple iPads for early literacy development.

“This grant allows us to provide access to an emerging technology for early literacy that not all of our users can afford [and will] further our mission of fostering literacy,” said Library Director Edward Garcia.

Parents and caregivers will have access to iPads that use apps and e-books designed for early literacy efforts, according to the library.

The Pastore Foundation is named in honor of former Randolph Savings Bank Executive Vice President Peter T. Pastore Jr. and is designed to support nonprofit, charitable organizations that enhance the “quality of life” in communities Randolph Savings serves.

Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Two Great Programs...One Great Event. PBN's Annual Celebration of Growth and Innovation is now underway. 2014 applications are now available. Deadline August 1st.
  • Healthiest Employers
    Celebrate with the Healthiest Employers in RI on August 14th at the Providence M ...
  • 40 Under Forty
    Thank you to our sponsors and to all those who attended the 10th Anniversary of ...
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News
    Advertisement