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Zachary Librizzi, a 17-year-old senior from Warwick who attends Saint Raphael Academy, is one of tens of thousands of children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. However, with the help of his father, Librizzi hosts an annual golf tournament to help raise funds for the Rhode Island branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Eighteen months after his younger sister, Ava, was also diagnosed with the disease, Librizzi talks about his passion to help others. more
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
As part of the first stage of its three-year, $12 million grant initiative, United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $3.1 million in grant funding to 31 organizations to fund 41 programs throughout the state. more
A total of 43 projects in all 39 towns and cities across the state will share $500,000 in Centennial Community Grants funding distributed by the Rhode Island Foundation to mark its 100th anniversary, the organization said Wednesday. more
Bernie Beaudreau has stepped down after eight years as executive director of Serve Rhode Island, the state’s center for volunteerism, to become CEO of the Connecticut Food Bank in Wallingford, Conn. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $295,378 in funding to eight local organizations through its RIGHA Foundation Fund on Friday. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island donated more than $1 million in financial support to local nonprofit organizations last year, according to its 2015 Community Investment Report. more
The Tomaquag Museum is one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services said Tuesday. more
The Museum of Work & Culture’s annual appeal drive concluded on March 20 after generating $27,600 in donations. more
PROVICitizens Bank announced this week that 10 Rhode Island nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $130,000 in contributions as part of the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative. more
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