Girl Scouts of Rhode Island recently presented a check for $6,415.21 to the Gabrielle Dinsmore Heart & Hope Fund, which the troop selected as the beneficiary of its 2013 Service Project of the Year. The amount, almost $600 more than last year’s donation, was raised through cookie sales.
Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., center with orange jacket, joins Serve Rhode Island volunteers scooping trash from pond shores at Roger Williams Park on April 20. More than 200 volunteers braved wind and rain to join the effort, the sixth organized at the Providence park by the group since October 2008. Every year volunteers fill hundreds of trash bags with bottles, paper, plastic bags and other litter.
Bristol County Savings Bank, through its charitable arm the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation – Pawtucket Advisory Board, awarded grants totaling $28,000 to five Pawtucket area nonprofit organizations during a ceremony recently at the Bank’s Pawtucket branch at 215 Armistice Boulevard.
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