In April, Collette employees served meals to the hungry at McAuley House, a Providence-based meal site and house of hospitality during the company’s seventh day of service in honor of National Volunteer Month.
The Providence Children’s Museum has been awarded a three-year National and Community Service Grant from AmeriCorps program, and will receive $159,600 annually for 12 full-time AmeriCorps members.
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The Rhode Island Foundation reported net assets of $734.4 million at the end of 2013, increasing by $101.6 million, or 16 percent, the $632.8 million reported the previous year, according to the organization’s 2013 annual report. Since 1993, the organization has seen its total assets increase more than 300 percent, from $197 million.
The Providence Children’s Museum raised nearly $67,000 recently to benefit the museum and help provide valuable play and learning opportunities for children and families in need at its annual gala fundraiser, “Unplugged – The Way to Play.”
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