In the 11 years since the Steel Yard opened its doors on a Providence brownfield as a community-based, metal-works training ground, the nonprofit has developed into a more broadly based organization featuring a wide array of educational offerings, and public projects and events.
The Bristol County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation awarded $40,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations in the New Bedford and Dartmouth area, during a recent ceremony at the bank’s New Bedford branch.
LGC+D recently raised $11,210 during “Mustache March: Cash for the Stache,” a fundraiser to benefit The 12th annual Tomorrow Fund Stroll and raise money for Team Stand Tall For KJ, a group supporting KJ Ricci, who has been battling leukemia for the past three years and is the son of LGC+D IT Director Kevin Ricci.
Traveling in her father’s native Tanzania brought home the enormity of the crisis caused by world hunger for Edesia Inc. Executive Director Navyn Salem. It was enough to convince the Barrington resident, whose professional experience was in advertising, to embark on a new career making peanut-based nutritional pastes for children. more
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