Nonprofit

Five Rhode Island nonprofits receive $50K from National Grid Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Five Rhode Island-based nonprofits recently received $50,000 combined from the National Grid Foundation to support hunger relief and human services for individuals...

Five Questions With: Jennie Johnson

Jennie Johnson is the executive director for City Year Providence, a nonprofit that has its members partner with local schools to provide educational support...

Newport Hospital memorial fund awards $20K in grants to 4 local...

NEWPORT – Four Newport County-based nonprofits recently received a combined $20,000 in emergency grants from Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund to help...

Family therapy clinic at URI offering free sessions during pandemic

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island College of Health Science’s Couple and Family Therapy Clinic is now offering parents, children and other...

Philanthropy Calendar, May 27, 2020

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
LOADING UP: Ric Wild, executive director at the Good Neighbors Inc. food pantry in East Providence, loads bags of food into a vehicle while volunteer Elaine Fredrick fills boxes. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

STARVING FOR HELP: Needy flock to R.I.’s overwhelmed food pantries

IT'S COMMON for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Executive Director Heather Hole Strout to see adults and the elderly seeking food at...

Empathy key to problem-solving

Tonya Harris | Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence executive director When I became the executive director of RICADV, I knew my life’s work had...

A bright spot in the pandemic numbers

The daily COVID-19 pandemic story is one of numbers and people. The crushing daily toll is told in deaths, hospitalizations, tests, unemployment claims and...

Fight for Air Climb Providence to be held virtually due to...

PROVIDENCE – The Fight for Air Climb Providence will be held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Lung Association announced. The...

Five Questions With: Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins is the executive director of ONE Neighborhood Builders. She spoke to the Providence Business News this week about the King Street Commons...

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