As homelessness and food insecurity have continued to rise in Rhode Island, so have the resources and determination of the Providence In-Town Churches Association under the leadership of Executive Director Diana Burdette. PICA serves the capital city’s homeless, poor and elderly in need of help through its food pantry, daily meal site and other outreach programs.
By Alli-Michelle Conti
The Pawtucket Arts Festival, an annual event that begins Sept. 6 and runs through the end of the month, got a significant boost with a $10,000 donation from Robert Chito, owner of Schofield Printing.
Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently received a $158,137 donation from the Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation, which was earned from proceeds of its fourth annual Iced Coffee Day.
Jeff and Jeanne Mendes, parents of the late Jason P. Mendes, along with Jason’s widow, Kristen Mendes, this week presented a $6,045 check to the Schwartz Center for Children, received by center CEO Mary Hodgson.
CVS/Pharmacy has launched its annual in-store fundraising campaign to support research and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, an effort that has raised $30 million over the past 11 years.
After sponsoring 15 teens in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence Summer Youth Employment program, Bank of America recently hosted an open conversation with the teens who participated in the program.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.