Updated February 13 at 12:26pm
Advocacy
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Adam Greenman joined United Way of Rhode Island as executive vice president and director of community investment in 2014. Here he addresses key issues the agency is facing in the coming year. more
Higher Ground International, a nonprofit nongovernmental organization working here and in the rural communities of West Africa, is now offering services at its new headquarters at the Rukiya C7nt. more
Rhode Island has the 13th lowest obesity rate in the nation at 27 percent, and while it landed on the lower end of the scale for states, the obesity rate has climbed since 1990 when it was 10.1 percent. more
Rhode Island’s attorney general is warning consumers against an “aggressive scam” targeting the state’s older population involving fraudulent sweepstakes. more
Paul Fitzgerald, president and CEO of AIDS Care Ocean State, is the recipient of the inaugural “Hope Harris Memorial Award,” which recognizes a person or organization for dedication to the fight against HIV/AIDS. He talks about the need for continued outreach to reduce the rate of new infections. more
Citizens Financial Group has donated $12,500 to Meeting Street’s 40th annual telethon, scheduled for Jan. 30. more
Rachel Flum has been named executive director of the nonprofit Economic Progress Institute, replacing Kate Brewster, who is leaving to lead the Jonnycake Center in South Kingstown’s Peace Dale section. more
In the spirit of holiday giving, RIPTA, Whole Foods, Shore’s Market and iHeart Radio are asking the public to participate in the “Stuff a Bus!” food drive. more
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