Nonprofit & Education

IN THE FLESH: The Eli Young Band perform during halftime of an NFL football game in Houston in 2014. The band will take the stage as part of the Concert in Your Car series in June. / AP FILE PHOTO/PATRIC SCHNEIDER

Drive-in concerts reviving live music

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The last time bassist Jon Jones played a concert with his country group Eli Young Band was March 8. He hopes...

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...

Stepping Up: Elisha Project promises no peanut butter and jelly, no...

EAST PROVIDENCE — Even before COVID-19 arrived in Rhode Island, George Ortiz Jr. saw a notable increase in families seeking food assistance from the...

Cox Communications charitable group donates $25K to R.I. Food Bank

WEST WARWICK – The charitable arm of the parent company of Cox Communications and Cox Automotive, the James M. Cox Foundation, has donated $25,000...

HarborOne Bank donates $125,000 to local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Bank recently donated a total of $125,000 to 35 nonprofit partners in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, according to a news release. The...

Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation donates $124K to 15 R.I. organizations

WEST WARWICK – The Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation recently donated $124,500 in emergency grant funds to 15 Rhode Island organizations to assist with COVID-19...
DAVID M. DOOLEY announced Monday that he will retire as president of the University of Rhode Island in June 2021. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Dooley to retire as URI president in June 2021

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley on Monday announced that he will retire in June 2021, after 12 years...

JWU will not hold 2020 commencement this summer

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University will not have its planned in-person commencement ceremony later this summer. The university announced Tuesday that its Aug. 22...
EMPLOYEES AT RED STRIPE restaurant in Providence organize meal packages to be delivered to Roger Williams Medical Center. Encore Restaurant Group and the Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation recently launched its Meals with a Mission program where it will deliver close to 4,000 meals to frontline workers. / COURTESY ENCORE RESTAURANT GROUP

Stepping Up: OSJL Charitable Foundation, Encore Restaurant Group serving up meals...

PROVIDENCE – When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo offered restaurants the opportunity to allow take-out in order to stay in operation during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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