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Philanthropy
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WateFire Providence over the next four months will continue work to renovate a 38,000-square-foot former factory as a headquarters and multi-use performing arts center. more
Amos House, Crossroads Rhode Island and The Providence Center will share more than $350,000 to increase social services outreach in Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park, the Rhode Island Foundation said Monday. 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 annual WaterFire FireBall fundraising event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the WaterFire Arts Center. more
There's no question that the holiday season is one of opulence and over-spending. Retailers rake in billions of dollars, with just a month-and-a-half representing nearly 20 percent of their annual sales, according to economists. But in the … more
Editor's note: This is a condensed version of a story that originally ran in the April 22 issue. On a fall Saturday four years ago, 330 people mingled and brainstormed at the R.I. Convention Center, floating ideas to boost a sluggish Rhode … more
Disruptive innovation can take place on many levels. For instance, consider the generational shift that marks the continuing decline of the baby boom and the ascendance of the millennial generation (pity the poor sandwiched generation X) … more
Carolina Correa's passion for philanthropic work began as a teenager. She helped raise money and awareness for causes in high school, her swim team and the Boys & Girls Club, for example. She had mentors who instilled in her the importance … more
Child & Family, with offices in Middletown and Providence, offers services such as family counseling, early-learning and parent supports. Its CEO and president, Marty Sinnott, has been in the nonprofit sector in various states for the past four … more
1 Congratulations on the new Lucy's Hearth home. Can you tell our readers a little bit about it? Lucy's Hearth is an emergency shelter for women and children that has been operating for 32 years from a leased convent. Last year, we … more
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