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Tasha Evans, a Local Initiatives Support Corporation AmeriCorps Member, works at the Church Community Housing Corp. and the McKinney Cooperative Shelter in Newport, where she prepares residents who are homeless or have low incomes with job training and life skills. Since Evans began working at CCHC, she has helped more than 23 McKinney Cooperative Shelter occupants find jobs, which include local hotels and restaurants. Evans also developed the Craft for a Cause program. The program supplies CCHC residents with art supplies and St. Paul’s Thrift Shop also sells their creations, with proceeds coming directly back to the artists. more
Savor Grape Red Out, Black Heritage Society ball and more. more
Bank Rhode Island has awarded a $2,500 grant to the Providence Community Library to help 70 additional students in its language programs develop the skills they need for the workplace. more
During National Volunteer Appreciation Week this past week, the American Lung Association of the Northeast singled out one its 22,000 volunteers for helping further its mission. more
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable arm of TD Bank, has awarded a $12,602 grant to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to support Rhode Island Center for the Book’s Kids Reading Across Rhode Island. more
A $20,000 Verizon Innovate grant has been awarded to the Providence Career and Technical Academy’s pre-engineering program. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
National Grid and retailers recently helped increase breast cancer awareness in support of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, raising $4,788 through the sale of energy efficient light bulbs. more
As part of the Amica Game Ball Program, the Lincoln-based Amica Insurance donated $41,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital at a recent Boston Celtics game. more
Executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick talks about leadership and the club’s partnerships. more
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