Updated January 29 at 3:34pm
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Family Service of Rhode Island will present R.I. Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed with the nonprofit’s 2014 Brighter Futures Award on Oct. 30. more
The Grainger Foundation has donated $5,000 to the New England Institute of Technology to support of hands-on technical education at the college. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 Cox Technology Center to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on Nov. 12. more
Amos House broke ground on its new four-story building on Dec. 1, a $6 million project. more
Is it better to give or to receive? As we approach the holiday season with perhaps many of us expecting to do a fair share of both, I have learned that there may be an objective answer to this values-based question. more
Power of the purse, Gift of Hope Celebration and more. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
Penguin Plunge participants race to frigid water at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett on Jan.1. Approximately 800 people participated in the 39th annual event, which raises money for Special Olympics Rhode Island. This year $75,000 was raised to benefit more than 3,000 athletes that compete year-round in more than 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions. The event has become one of the largest and most successful fundraising events for Special Olympics Rhode Island, raising over $2 million since inception. more
Sarah Murphy, a substitute child care worker at the nonprofit Child & Family and a junior at Rhode Island College, is getting an increase in her minimum wage salary this year. more
FM Global, a global commercial property insurer, has contributed more than $1.69 million to the United Way of Rhode Island’s 2015 campaign. more
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