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After an eight-year partnership with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, a local family has separated from the national organization to form its own nonprofit, the Rhode Island Ovarian Cancer Alliance. more
Six Canstruction RI sculptures, created by teams of architects, engineers and contractors with nearly 30,000 pounds of canned food, are on exhibit along the Providence Place Skybridge Concourse through March 25 – part of an effort to address food insecurity in Rhode Island. more
Elizabeth Capalbo is founder and program director for the North Kingstown-based nonprofit Gaits of Harmony, which provides certified therapeutic riding programs. She founded the nonprofit in 2014 after acquiring two horses that were therapeutic equines and becoming certified as a registered instructor. Here she discusses the mission and value of the nonprofit. more
The staff and a team of volunteers for Books Are Wings are geared up for this year’s March Reading Madness campaign. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo kicked off Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island’s Senior Hunger Awareness Campaign, “March for Meals” on Thursday. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded two more of the six BlueAngel grants to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket and Farm Fresh Rhode Island. These two $30,000 grants are part of a BlueAngel Community Health Grant program focusing on childhood obesity and health. more
Ocean State Job Lot has partnered with a number of local organizations and businesses to support the construction of The Station Fire Memorial Park in West Warwick. more
The Providence Community Library will hold its 2016 Amnesty Week from April 11 to 16, during which time patrons can return overdue items and donate nonperishable food items in lieu of paying fines. PCL patrons can donate one can of food for every $20 of fines owed. All donations will be given to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy has received a $15,480 grant from Hasbro Children’s Fund to support creative programming of downtown park spaces. 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
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