Updated January 19 at 12:28am
Advocacy
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The all-volunteer United Way of Rhode Island’s Women’s Leadership Council has pledged to match all donations to Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, up to $50,000, until Dec. 31. more
For every five new followers to the Summer Infant Born Free or SwaddleMe Facebook or Instagram platforms, the 2016 Sharing is Caring Social Charity Drive, a collaboration between Summer Infant and Good+ Foundation, will provide baby care items to low-income families this holiday season. more
A $75,000 startup grant was awarded to Graduate! Rhode Island by the United Way of Rhode Island in mid-November in conjunction with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to increase the number of Rhode Island residents with college degrees to 70 percent by 2025. more
In late November, Warwick-based House of Hope Community Development Corp. named Laura Jaworski executive director, Deborah Imondi president of the organization’s board of directors and William E. Stein will serve in the newly-created post of clinical director of operations. more
Carol A. Peterson, a lifelong resident of Cranston, retired as senior vice president, administration from FM Global in 2001 to focus her efforts on community volunteering, primarily helping children. more
Taking a cue from a Brookings Institution report that called for more involvement from top-level CEOS, four business leaders have joined forces to create the Partnership for Rhode Island, focusing on economic growth in the Ocean State. more
Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
A new $2.5 million scholarship, youth mentoring and services fund dedicated to the state’s African-American community and established through a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative and Bannister House was announced by the foundation Monday. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
The Boys & Girls Club of Taunton recently received a $5,000 donation from Mechanics Cooperative Bank, which will go toward its emergency building repair fund. more
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