Updated February 26 at 7:26pm
Philanthropy
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WJAR-TV NBC 10 news anchor and reporter Mario Hilario is serving as chairman for the AIDS Project Rhode Island’s Dining Out for Life fundraiser. more
Modeled on a traditional library, a human library consists of “human books” – real people who have volunteered to tell their personal stories and to answer questions about life experiences. more
Trudy Rawles, Bank Rhode Island employee and cancer survivor, was recently presented with a ceremonial game ball as part of the eighth annual URI Pink Out event supporting the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. more
At 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday mornings, Citizens Bank Equity Analyst Gail Gavin is in the cafeteria at Winman Junior High School in Warwick having a morning snack and chatting about homework or clothes or maybe boys with three 8th grade girls. Some mornings they play games. It looks like, and is, a casual get-together – but it’s also much more. more
Collette Foundation, the charitable arm of tour operator Collette, has named the Pawtucket Soup Kitchen as its 2014 Charity of the Year. As Charity of the Year, the nonprofit will receive a $5,000 grant from Collette as well as other financial, in-kind and volunteer support. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc. gets a lot of workers from the University of Rhode Island, so when company executives became aware of the school’s need for new engineering facilities, helping out seemed a natural fit. more
Byron Allgood, a shipping coordinator at Collette for 24 years, volunteers up to 20 hours a month mentoring an 11-year-old boy at the Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club, and for four of those hours he is paid by Collette as if he were working. more
The Providence Journal Charitable Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre for production of “Macbeth.” more
The Steel Yard, a nonprofit, is launching a new scholarship program in the industrial arts. more
Teens and youth helped break ground for a renovated clubhouse and addition for the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on March 14. The ceremony took place at the Alfred Elson Jr. Clubhouse at One Moeller Place. more
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