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Of the more than 203,000 calls for help to United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island in 2015, the United Way of Rhode Island reported 117,334 requests for food assistance – more than any previous year and a 350 percent increase over just five years ago. more
Animal Rescue Rhode Island, a no-kill animal shelter committed to the humane welfare of animals in need, has won the 2016 MuttNation Foundation’s Mutts Across America 50 States/50 Shelters annual award. more
Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. more
Johnnie C. Chace has joined Family Service of Rhode Island as director of philanthropy. Chase has served on the Providence Tourism Council and the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts. She holds a B.A. in Asian studies from Hamilton College. more
Caroline Payson has been named executive director of Providence Children's Museum. She spent more than 10 years as director of education at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. She holds a master's degree in fiction writing from Johns Hopkins … more
The Rhode Island Foundation said nonprofits serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 18 to apply for more than $250,000 in grants. more
As it marks its centennial year, the Rhode Island Foundation reported Friday it awarded a record $41.5 million in grants last year to more than 1,600 nonprofits across the state. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Executive Director Shannon Reedy of Cumberland founded the nonprofit Chase the Cure Inc. after her youngest son, Chase, was diagnosed with a terminal lysosomal storage disease known as Niemann Pick Type C (also referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s because of its symptoms), shortly after his second birthday in October 2011. The mission of the nonprofit, which became a 501(c)(3) in 2013, is to help move treatments for the disease out of the lab and to patients. Here Reedy discusses the nonprofit’s origin and mission in greater detail. more
The Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. is hosting its fourth annual Winter Sparkle fundraiser on Feb. 27. more
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