NEWPORT ART HOUSE will hold its (Anti) Gala on Aug. 23 at The Bellevue House in Newport. / COURTESY NEWPORT ART HOUSE

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 16, 2019

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...

Five Questions With: Karen Santilli

Karen Santilli is the CEO and president of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest nonprofit that works with homeless individuals and families.On Thursday,...
BONNIE MELLO, left, has been named CEO and president of LifeStream. She succeeds John Lataweic, right, who retired on Aug. 11. / COURTESY LIFESTREAM

Mello appointed CEO and president of LifeStream

NEW BEDFORD – Bonnie Mello has been named CEO and president of LifeStream Inc., the human service provider announced this week. Mello had served...

WaterFire Providence to host TechFire Job Fair Aug. 17

PROVIDENCE – WaterFire Providence will host the first-ever TechFire Job Fair and Technology Showcase on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 6-9 p.m.Sponsored by Virgin Pulse,...

Healthcentric Advisors uses $175K grant to target high blood pressure

PROVIDENCE – Healthcentric Advisors, a nonprofit based in the city, is launching a project focused on reducing uncontrolled high blood pressure in medically underserved...

Warwick, East Providence Boys & Girls Clubs get Cox innovation labs

WARWICK – Boys & Girls Club facilities in Warwick and East Providence have launched innovation labs featuring equipment such as virtual reality headsets and...

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 9, 2019

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...
BIG LEAP: Andrew ­Palumbo of Warwick competes in the long jump for the Trudeau Tigers, at the Special Olympics Rhode Island Summer Games earlier this year.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Sharing the joy of competition – and fitting in

FOR THE APPROXIMATELY 1,400 athletes from around the state who competed at the Special Olympics Rhode Island’s 51st Annual State Summer Games at the...
JOB TRAINING: We Make RI staff, from left: Diana Castellone, marketing specialist; Barbara Jackson, executive director; Katelyn Boudreau, vice president of employer relations; and Samantha Gobin, outreach coordinator, meet at the nonprofit’s Cranston offices.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Manufacturing a new job

At least half of the men accepted into classes at We Make RI say they want to be machinists, or computer numerically controlled operators.The...

Grady leading Meals on Wheels

MEGHAN GRADY was recently named executive director for Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, a nonprofit that helps deliver meals to senior residents in...
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