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Hasbro, Special Olympics R.I. bring joy of play to Johnston students

CHILD’S PLAY: Hasbro Inc. staff members play Jenga with Johnston elementary school “life skills” classrooms and partners on Dec. 6 at Johnston High School...
VOLUNTEERS SORT items at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, one of seven social service agencies sharing $180,000 in emergency year-end grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. / COURTESY CONNIE GROSCH/RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Amid surging food insecurity, turkey drive to supply Thanksgiving meals to...

PROVIDENCE – As Thanksgiving approaches, nonprofit leaders have shared that an alarming number of Rhode Islanders are struggling to feed themselves and their families. A...

BankNewport collecting socks for adults, children in need

ALL ABOUT SOLE: BankNewport employees collectively throw socks into the air in announcing the Newport-based bank’s “Kind Heart Warm Soles” campaign. The initiative, which runs...
THIS YEAR'S 401Gives Day will be a weekend affair starting Friday through April 3.

401Gives Day to be weekend affair this year, looks to raise...

PROVIDENCE – The largest single-day philanthropic event in Rhode Island will get a bit bigger this weekend, hopefully reaching more lofty goals in order...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded $550,000 in grants to 24 local animal welfare organizations. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $550K in grants to 24 animal welfare organizations

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday that it has awarded $550,000 in grants to 24 animal welfare organizations across the Ocean State. The...
VOLUNTEERS SORT items at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, one of seven social service agencies sharing $180,000 in emergency year-end grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. / COURTESY CONNIE GROSCH/RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Does Rhode Island deserve its reputation for being among the nation’s...

Rhode Island again ranked near the bottom of WalletHub's annual list of the most charitable states, coming in at No. 45 in the ranking...
SOJOURNER HOUSE and Tri-County Community Action Agency received a three-year, $499,999 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women to help improve and expand services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals who are domestic and sexual assault victims.

Sojourner House, Tri-County Community Action receive $499K to expand abuse victim...

PROVIDENCE – Local domestic violence support nonprofit Sojourner House announced Tuesday that it has received a three-year, $499,999 grant from the U.S. Department of...

Bristol County Savings Bank wraps 175th celebration with volunteer day 


VALUED ASSETS Taunton-based Bristol County Savings Bank recently wrapped up its 175th anniversary celebrations with an inaugural BCSB CARES: Employee Volunteer Day on July 12....
HARBORONE FOUNDATION RHODE ISLAND awarded $201,000 in grants to 16 local nonprofit organizations.

HarborOne Foundation R.I. awards $201K in grants to local organizations

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island announced Monday that it has awarded $201,000 in total grants to 16 local nonprofit organizations to help support...

PBN earns 11 awards, including top website, in NENPA competition

BOSTON – Providence Business News received 11 awards from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, including four first place honors, during the association’s...
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