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Collaborative food initiative reaches 25K meal milestone

FEEDING FAMILIES: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island and Bank of America Corp. united to address hunger during the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Grants from LCR, Tufts, Washington Trust to support hard-hit small businesses...

GRANTING AID: Lawyers for Civil Rights, Tufts Health Plan and The Washington Trust Co. have collaborated to provide $1,000 grants to minority- and women-owned...

Stepping Up: Bank of America, Boys & Girls Clubs team up...

LINCOLN - When the state issued stay-at-home orders, Bank of America quickly emptied out its offices, including its local call center. That meant the sprawling...
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Family Service of R.I. supports disadvantaged families via Be Safe campaign

FAMILY SUPPORT: Family Service of Rhode Island has helped serve about 14,000 people with its Be Safe campaign, which is aimed at providing disadvantaged...
COURTESY MECHANICS COOPERATIVE BANK

Mechanics Cooperative Bank donates 8K KN95 masks to front-line workers

WELL-STOCKED: Taunton-based Mechanics Cooperative Bank has been supporting front-line workers with face masks throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The bank has donated a total of...
THE CROMWELL LUNCH LADIES, including owners of Baked Bean PVD, Solid Gold Provisions and HG80 box meals for distribution to Providence children. COURTESY ADAM LASTRINA.

Stepping Up: Cromwell Lunch Ladies serve chef-created meals to Providence school...

PROVIDENCE – In a matter of weeks, Providence school children in April went from having their lunches, and often breakfasts, served at school to...
COURTESY THE SALVATION ARMY

Salvation Army provides food, supplies to hard-hit COVID-19 areas in R.I.

FILLING A NEED: Lt. LeNissa Rivera of The Salvation Army in Newport serves those in need by organizing emergency food boxes. Since March 18,...
COURTESY BANKNEWPORT

BankNewport helping to feed hungry in R.I. during COVID-19 pandemic

LOCAL PARTNER: BankNewport CEO and President Sandra Pattie, left, and Wendy Kagan, executive vice president and director of employee and community engagement, display the...
COURTESY AMGEN RHODE ISLAND/THOMAS SEEWOESTER

Amgen continues to produce medicine, donates funds amid COVID-19 pandemic

COMMITTED: The majority of the Amgen Rhode Island workforce has been working remotely from home amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Thomas Seewoester, vice president...
COURTESY RHODE ISLAND PRIDE

R.I. Pride delivers emergency supplies during COVID-19 pandemic

GETTING SORTED: RHODE ISLAND PRIDE, a volunteer-based nonprofit organization, has been coordinating the delivery of food and emergency supplies to those in need during...

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