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Philanthropy
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Capital Good Fund CEO discusses the group’s holistic approach to fighting poverty. more
“You can either offer work, you can offer wisdom, or you can offer wealth,” said Oliver Bennett, senior vice president at Bank of America Corp. While it could be assumed that Bennett was talking about his industry, of which he’s been a part for nearly three decades, the advice actually hits a little closer to home – both for Bennett, who heard it from his father-in-law, Ron Boss, former chairman and CEO of A.T. Cross Co., and for the many community members Bennett affects through his charitable work. more
Two years ago, Kevin Gallagher volunteered to become a board member for the Center for Mediation and Collaboration Rhode Island, a nonprofit that had previously not been on the Providence attorney’s radar. 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
Bristol County Savings Bank is supporting the region’s clean energy initiatives with a $45,000 commitment to the New Bedford Wind Energy Center, the bank announced. more
Santander Bank N.A. has donated $1,000 to the Children’s Advocacy Center Bristol County through its Ideas for Good campaign. more
The Rhode Island Foundation manages its finances to make sure that its capital endowment grows in perpetuity, a key function of its identity as a community foundation. more
President and CEO of Child & Family speaks about his priorities and goals while at the helm of the organization. more
Fla Lewis, the principal of Weybosset Research and Management in Providence, is donating about $22,000 a year for two years to one of five scholarship-granting organizations, and getting a 90 percent tax credit for the gift. more
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