PITCHING IN: MetLife employees Haley Cuddy, left, senior marketing research consultant, and Tim Bowen, assistant vice president, claims, work on a new house in Exeter for a project overseen by South County Habitat for Humanity.
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MetLife employees help provide shelter to those in need

ONE NAIL AT A TIME, one piece of plywood at a time, the Washington County community comes together for one common goal: Help those...

Weiss named new president of Festival Ballet Providence

ALAN WEISS, owner of East Greenwich-based Summit Consulting Group Inc., was recently elected president of Providence-based ballet company Festival Ballet Providence. Weiss replaces Toots...

Fidelity to donate 400 pounds of organic vegetables to R.I. food...

SMITHFIELD – Fidelity Investments will celebrate the first harvest year of its organic farm with a donation to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank...
PERFECT VISION: After a backyard accident left him a quadriplegic, former boxer Gary Balletto was determined to help others suffering from paralysis to get healthier and stronger. 
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A crucial source of strength

2019 PBN Innovative Companies: Nonprofits The Gary Balletto FoundationA BOXER SINCE childhood, Gary “Tiger” Balletto knows a thing or two about fighting. But, perhaps, his...
PLEASING PROGRESS: R.I. Elder Info Executive Director Deborah Burton, standing at center, discusses the website with, standing at left, R.I. Elder Info board members Leigh Anne Cappello and Gerry LePage and, sitting from left, board members Laurie G. Mantz, Meg Wirth, Sal Sauco and David England.
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An online pioneer for elder care help

2019 PBN Innovative Companies: Social ServicesR.I. Elder InfoA WEBITE LISTING medical-care resources is not an innovation. But R.I. Elder Info, an online resource for...

CBRE leases offices in Warwick to R.I. Parent Information Network

WARWICK – CBRE Inc. has leased 13,434 square feet at 300 Jefferson Blvd. to the nonprofit Rhode Island Parent Information Network, which helps families...

Five Questions With: Howie Sneider

The nonprofit industrial arts organization Steel Yard on Tuesday celebrated its grand reopening of its 3.8-acre campus at 27 Sims Ave. in Providence, after...

Social Innovation Fellowship created at Brown in partnership with SEG

PROVIDENCE – Social Enterprise Greenhouse and the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University have partnered to create a new Social Innovation Fellowship...

Equity Institute aims to improve cultural responsiveness in schools, communities

PROVIDENCE – A nonprofit group that launched last week says it wants to ensure efforts to improve schools in Providence and elsewhere in New...
ATTENDEES MINGLE during last year's Foster Forward annual gala. This year's gala, themed "Under the Sea," will be held Sept. 20 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. / COURTESY FOSTER FORWARD

Philanthropy Calendar, Sept. 18, 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...
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