RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT's 25th annual factbook shows mixed results in efforts to improve the well-being of children statewide.

R.I. KIDS COUNT: Child poverty on decline, as other challenges rise

PROVIDENCE – The percentage of Rhode Island children living in poverty continues to decline, edging down to 16.6% in 2017 from 17% a year...

Five Questions With: Vicktoria Barokha

Vicktoria Barokha is the business director for the Providence-based National Center for Innovation & System Improvement, a training and technical assistance arm for national...

Providence Public Library installs 2019 officers, trustees, corporators

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public Library installed its slate of officers for 2019, as well as new corporation members and trustees, at the library’s...

Librizzi launches Help Our Heroes nonprofit to assist homeless veterans

JOHNSTON – St. Raphael Academy student Ava Librizzi often saw homeless individuals out in the elements during the winter, most of whom, she said,...

Teachers need community’s help

As a society, we cannot underestimate the impact of teachers on all of our lives.Every day, teachers are shaping our future. But are we...
AMENITY AID will hold its fifth annual Benefit Auction & Spectacular on April 6 at The Arcade in Providence. / COURTESY NORTHEAST COLLABORATIVE ARCHITECTS

Philanthropy Calendar, April 5, 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...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has committed $250,000 to support outreach and education efforts for the 2020 Census count in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Foundation helps fund 2020 Census count outreach and education

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has committed $250,000 to support outreach and education efforts for the 2020 Census count in Rhode Island, the...

Five Questions With: Michael P. Heroux

Rhode Island Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class and Food Program Manager Michael P. Heroux has served in the military for three decades. He...

Three local residents to receive honors at Trinity Rep gala

PROVIDENCE – Trinity Repertory Company says three local residents will be honored at its 2019 Pell Awards Gala on June 3.Storyteller Valerie Tutson will...
CRANSTON MAYOR Allan W. Fung, left, meets with Vincent DiPippo of Cranston after delivering food as part of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island's March for Meals initiative. / COURTESY MEALS ON WHEELS OF RHODE ISLAND

Elected officials, business leaders deliver food for Meals on Wheels

PROVIDENCE – Multiple Rhode Island elected officials and Webster Bank representatives spent time throughout the month delivering meals to local senior citizens in need.The...
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