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Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
Those basement-dwelling millennials are at it again. more
Marjory O'Toole is managing director of the Little Compton Historical Society. Her introduction to both the nonprofit field and the museum world began when she was a 16-year-old tour guide for The Preservation Society of Newport County. This is her 21st year working in a museum, and she says it’s been her favorite so far. She spoke with PBN about a new exhibit on slavery in Little Compton. more
Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
At its ninth annual gala, held at the Hyatt Regency in Newport on June 4, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State raised a record $123,000 to support its mentorship of area youth. more
Jean M. Johnson left her position as the longtime executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp. more
Rhode Island residents who are 65 and older have a median annual income that’s 56 percent of the median annual income earned by the state’s 45-64 year-olds, the ninth-largest gap in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. more
Providence is one of 50 cities in the nation taking part in “Invest Health,” an 18-month initiative to improve health in low-income neighborhoods. more
The fifth annual Jim Pagano Foundation Charity Golf Tournament & Champions Dinner will take place on Aug. 8 at the Alpine Country Club. more
The Joseph Silva Memorial Foundation will host Joe’s Foundation Family Fun Dollar Day at the Crescent Park Carousel on June 11 to benefit programs run by Children’s Friend, the state’s oldest child welfare organization. more
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