Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
Philanthropy
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The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded the Community Care Alliance a $70,000 grant to expand its psychiatric hospital diversion services at the Landmark Medical Center. more
Chairwoman of the board of directors of Girls Rock! Rhode Island discusses the nonprofit’s growth and distinct culture. more
Actress Viola Davis has donated $1,500 to the Segue Institute for Learning to support the charter school’s creation of a Martin Luther King Day mural. more
The Panera Bread outlet at 5 New London Ave. is holding a special Raise the Dough fundraiser on Feb. 2 to benefit Benjamin McDermott’s “mobility ride.” more
Watertree Health and Make-A-Wish America will distribute donations to Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island, one of the 61 Make-A-Wish chapters nationwide, as part of an evolving national alliance. more
Admirals Bank is the presenting sponsor for the 31st annual Allen H. Chatterton Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament after awarding $10,000 to the Providence Children’s Museum. more
Westerly Hospital Auxiliary and the Mary C. Pucci Foundation recently awarded six $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue or advance their career in health care. more
Merrill W. Sherman was recently honored with the United Way of Rhode Island’s Tocqueville Society Award in recognition of more than 15 years of generous contributions of both time and resources as a member of UWRI’s Tocqueville Society. Sherman has received recognition for both her professional and personal accomplishments, including Citizen of the Year by March of Dimes in 2007. She has served as a director for several organizations, including Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Providence & Worcester Railroad Co. and The Providence Journal Co. Sherman also helped spearhead the creation of Bank Rhode Island in 1996 and served as the president and CEO of BanCorp Rhode Island Inc. until 2012. Sherman continues to provide leadership roles for several educational, civic and philanthropic institutions and she was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 2007. more
A $225,000 grant for Veteran’s Inc. from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program has been renewed. A second grant $103,666 for Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families also has been awarded to the nonprofit to serve homeless women vets statewide. more
The 18th annual Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival will feature more than 240 films from 62 countries and 34 states and a host of other activities throughout the state from Aug. 5-10. more
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