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NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th out of all states in a national study that measured the extent of child homelessness, well-being of children, risk for family homelessness and policy response. more
Alex and Ani’s Charity by Design division has awarded $20 million since its inception in February 2011 to 44 charitable organizations, Alex and Ani LLC announced Tuesday in a press release. more
Rhode Island ranked among the best states for highway safety laws, according to Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, which released its 12th annual report card. more
R.I. Public Transit Authority is partnering with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and Clear Channel to promote breast cancer awareness in a program dubbed “RIPTA Pink Out.” more
A $10,000 grant from Bank of America Rhode Island to the R.I. State Council on the Arts for its Big Yellow School Bus program is helping ensure that students can attend arts and cultural events during the school year. more
Twin River Casino and local law enforcement agencies have donated refurbished bicycles reclaimed from lost or stolen coffers or employee basements to the community for the holidays. more
Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island is partnering with the public schools and Rogers High School to offer an education program supported by a $36,400 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
The Westerly Community Credit Union this past week donated proceeds from the 31st annual Holiday Basketball Tournament to four sports booster programs. more
More than 450 presents have been collected by customers and employees through a holiday gift drive at Panera Bread in the Providence Place mall and 10 other Panera bakery-cafes in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. more
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