Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
Social Welfare
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Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 Cox Technology Center to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on Nov. 12. more
Amos House broke ground on its new four-story building on Dec. 1, a $6 million project. more
Power of the purse, Gift of Hope Celebration and more. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
Penguin Plunge participants race to frigid water at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett on Jan.1. Approximately 800 people participated in the 39th annual event, which raises money for Special Olympics Rhode Island. This year $75,000 was raised to benefit more than 3,000 athletes that compete year-round in more than 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions. The event has become one of the largest and most successful fundraising events for Special Olympics Rhode Island, raising over $2 million since inception. more
FM Global, a global commercial property insurer, has contributed more than $1.69 million to the United Way of Rhode Island’s 2015 campaign. more
Shaw’s and Star Market customers donated more than 259,000 pounds of food to more than 140 local hunger relief organizations through a “Spirit of Giving” food drive during the past holiday season. more
Dunkin’ Donuts is partnering with the Rhode Island Blood Center this month by giving out $5 gift cards for store purchases to those who give blood or platelets at drives at any of the center’s six locations. more
The Westerly Community Credit Union has raised $7,725 through employees’ participation in “dress-down days” over the past year and donated it to local charities. more
Rhode Island Alliance annual meeting, food-and-wine benefit for East Bay Coalition for the Homeless and more. more
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