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THE SEVEN 2018 Carter Roger Williams Initiative scholarship initiatives are recognized on Wednesday, May 2. Left to Right: Coura Fall, Taiwo Demola, Dorbor Tarley, Sherenté Harris, Latifat Odetunde, Pichkatna “Hannah” Ung and Taliq Tillman. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Seven high school seniors share $300,000 in scholarships honoring Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE - In its second iteration, seven Rhode Island high school seniors have been awarded Roger Williams scholarships by the Rhode Island Foundation before...
STUDENTS FROM ROCKING THE BOAT are pictured sailing on the Hudson River. / COURTESY ROCKING THE BOAT/11TH HOUR RACING

Grants from 11th Hour Racing benefit 10 organizations

NEWPORT - Less than a week before Volvo Ocean Race contestants and fans descend upon Newport, 11th Hour Racing, based in the City by...
THE PROVIDENCE FOUNDATION and Doors Open Rhode Island will take part in Jane's Walk, an international festival in celebration of urban planning and development pioneer Jane Jacobs, held May 4-6 in Providence. / COURTESY THE PROVIDENCE FOUNDATION

Jane’s Walk returns to Providence with 12 tours May 4-6

PROVIDENCE – Starting Friday and running through Sunday, The Providence Foundation and Doors Open Rhode Island will take part in an international festival known...
ADOPTION RHODE ISLAND invites the public to its Planting Seeds of Hope spring gala fundraiser at the Providence Biltmore on May 4. / COURTESY ADOPTION RHODE ISLAND

Biltmore to host Adoption Rhode Island spring gala fundraiser

PROVIDENCE – Adoption Rhode Island invites the public to a spring gala fundraiser on Friday at the Providence Biltmore in support of the group’s...
THE BRAIN INJURY Association of Rhode Island will hold its annual “Keep Your Head Up” walk and run event May 5 at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. / COURTESY BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, May 4, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of...

New Bedford’s Branco becomes Marion Institute’s new leader

ROBYN BRANCO, of New Bedford, was recently named the new executive director of the Marion Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to improving life within the...
UNITED WAY of Rhode Island 211 operators, from left, Tina Donate and Aura Sanabia field calls at their Providence call center. / COURTESY UWRI

CVS Health Foundation grants $56K for 211 call center substance use...

PROVIDENCE — The United Way’s 211 call center will soon be able to bring in Anchor Recovery peer counselors on opioid and other substance...
THE SIXTH ITERATION OF THE EAT DRINK RHODE ISLAND TRUCK STOP netted more than $150,000 for the R.I. Community Food Bank on Friday, April 27. Left to Right: Andrew Schiff, CEO of the food bank, David Dadekian, EDRI's owner and founder, and Se. Jack Reed. / COURTESY R.I. COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

Truck Stop fundraiser nets $150K for food bank

PROVIDENCE - More than 600 people purchased tickets to taste the fares of 23 local food truck vendors on Friday, April 27 at the...
PAIGE ALSTON with her surgeon, Dr. Francois I. Luks, Hasbro Children’s Hospital’s pediatric surgeon-in-chief. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Alston named Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals R.I. Champion

PROVIDENCE – Coventry resident Paige Alston, 4, was named the 2018 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Rhode Island Champion Child at an event at Hasbro...
THE BRAIN INJURY Association of Rhode Island will hold its annual “Keep Your Head Up” walk and run event May 5 at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. / COURTESY BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, April 27, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of...
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