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Arts groups are scrambling to line up matching funds to take advantage of $30 million in grants to support local performing-arts facilities. Still to be determined, though, are rules governing what money they may use to qualify for a piece of those funds approved by voters. Much of the available funding is already spoken for by nine arts organizations. They have identified much-needed projects to renovate theaters, replace roofs and boilers, improve parking and build new facilities. The projects already identified are expected to create 568 permanent jobs in the state. more
The Little Compton Food Bank received 50 Thanksgiving pies recently from Randal Poirier, a financial planner and partner with Independence Financial Partners. more
The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State honored more than 250 mentors at its annual Volunteer Appreciation event on Nov. 6. more
Pawtucket’s Holiday Basket Committee pledged to donate 25 backpacks filled with food during its Backpacks to Fight Hunger campaign. more
Twin River Casino donated $2,500 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank on Nov. 12. more
Charity ballroom dancing class, reaching out and more. more
Schools and charities from across the region on Nov. 13 shared nearly $80,000 in grants raised from the 2014 CVS Health Downtown 5K. Pictured with representatives from more than 40 organizations that received grants are Eileen Howard, second row, glasses, third from left, CVS Health senior vice president, and Charlie Breagy, to the right of Howard, CVS Health Downtown 5K race director. The race, held in September, this year marked its 25th anniversary. Since its inception, more than $1.5 million has been raised for organizations across southern New England. more
Greatness of Gospel, Celtic Twilight Christmas Concert and more. more
Verizon Wireless recently donated $10,000 to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence of Warwick. more
CVS Health has contributed a $20,000 grant to Westbay Community Action to support the Rhode Island Vet Corps. more
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