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HANDOFF: Inspiring Minds, a nonprofit that works to mentor and tutor students in the Providence area, is delivering books to students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Director Melissa Emidy, left, hands a box of books to Lisa Pierce. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Inspiring Minds works with local organizations to supply books to students

INSPIRING MINDS, a nonprofit organization based in Providence, took an active role during the coronavirus pandemic by providing and delivering supplies to school students...

Books Are Wings receives 1,600 books from BankRI spring drive

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island collected 1,618 books for Pawtucket-based nonprofit Books Are Wings during its abbreviated spring drive to help support new summer...

Centreville Bank donates $157K to R.I. and Conn. community organizations

WEST WARWICK – Centreville Bank recently donated $157,300 in grants through the Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation to eight organizations across Rhode Island and Connecticut,...

HarborOne Foundation R.I. awards $92K in grants to Ocean State nonprofits

WARWICK – HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island announced March 17 that it will present a total of $92,500 to 14 local nonprofits for their work...

HarborOne Bank gives $92,500 to 14 R.I. nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island, the charitable arm of HarborOne Bank, recently gave $92,500 in grants to 14 local nonprofits, according to a...

Bristol County Savings Bank awards $346K to nonprofits in R.I., Mass.

PAWTUCKET – Bristol County Savings Bank, through its charitable foundation, recently awarded $62,760 to nine nonprofit organizations in Pawtucket and Providence, part of $346,160...

PCU announces $104,500 in grants from Community Investment Fund

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Credit Union's Community Investment Fund is awarding $104,500 in grants to 11 local nonprofits focused on providing academic support to low-income...
BANK RHODE ISLAND, throughout the month of March, will be collecting gently used children's books at each of its 20 branches as part of its annual Book Drive. The books will be donated to Pawtucket-based nonprofit Books Are Wings. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

BankRI to hold annual Book Drive throughout March

PROVIDENCE – Throughout the month of March, recognized across the United States as National Book Month, Bank Rhode Island will collect children’s books at...

Five Questions With: Paige Clausius-Parks

Paige Clausius-Parks is the director of advancement for Books Are Wings, having joined the organization in 2014 as assistant director before advancing to her...

Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island seeking applications for grants

WARWICK – The Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island distributes $5,000 each quarter to nonprofit organizations helping individuals and is seeking applications for remaining grants this...

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