Updated January 24 at 6:25pm
Philanthropy
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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
Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
The Top 5 list of Nonprofit Social Service & Advocacy Organizations, ranked by revenue. more
A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. more
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Corp. of Massachusetts and PURE Insurance raised over $5,000 during their VIP Reception at the Boston Winery in Dorchester. more
Since 2000, J. Christopher Philips has been both founder and president of the Community 2000 Education Foundation. The foundation provides need-based scholarship support to Charlestown, Hopkinton and and Richmond college students as well as providing educational project grants to teachers in all levels of the Chariho Regional school district. more
Serve Rhode Island and five local service-oriented organizations will share $2.2 million in federal AmeriCorps funding, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Friday. more
Cox Communications awarded scholarships to eight Rhode Island seniors planning to pursue a degree in communications, telecommunications, technology or engineering at a ceremony in the Statehouse earlier this month attended by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo is soliciting businesses and others to participate in its annual fundraising bash, Zoobilee! Feast With the Beasts, set for June 25. more
Aquidneck Land Trust announced the eight recipients of its 2016 Merritt Neighborhood Fund grants totaling $6,999.74, aimed at preserving small parks, playgrounds and other natural spaces, on June 6. more
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