Updated October 1 at 6:26am
Advocacy
153 results total, viewing 71 - 80
Serve Rhode Island and five local service-oriented organizations will share $2.2 million in federal AmeriCorps funding, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Friday. more
The Rhode Island-based branch of Operation Stand Down hosted its first Boots on the Ground Memorial last weekend as the nation marked Memorial Day. more
Bank of America has named the House of Hope Community Development Corp. as a 2015 Neighborhood Builder, awarding it $200,000 in funding. more
A Providence elementary school has received $20,000 to put toward student health from the National Football League, Rhode Island dairy farm families and the New England Patriots. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning center to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick on … more
Dana Borrelli-Murray, the executive director of the Highlander Institute, discusses the organization's latest venture, EduvateRI. She is seeking businesses and entrepreneurs who want to bring innovative ideas and platforms to education. more
As part of its Pedals for Medals campaign, Operation Homefront is seeking volunteers and sponsors residing in New England states to donate either a 30-minute workout on a stationery bike or sponsor a rider to raise awareness and funds for veterans, military families and wounded warriors this July. 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
Jennifer Zanni is the founder and president of the Endometriosis Foundation of Rhode Island, a 6-year-old nonprofit based in Lincoln. She has worked for CVS Health since 2006, most recently as a human resources senior consultant. Her personal struggles with the disease led to founding the nonprofit. Here she discusses its mission and outreach efforts. more
Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
« Prev | 1 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 16 | Next »