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Providence launches $1M eviction-assistance program

PROVIDENCE – The city will set aside nearly $1 million to help residents facing eviction to pay rent and legal services, Mayor Jorge O....

Providence launches $1M eviction-assistance program

PROVIDENCE - The city will set aside nearly $1 million to help residents facing eviction pay rent and legal services, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza...

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...
STANDING HER GROUND: Karen Santilli, director of Crossroads Rhode Island, is hopeful that an affordable-housing program included in Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s initial budget proposal will survive despite the state’s new revenue woes. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Unkindest cuts: Many casualties expected as R.I. begins ‘brutal’ budget process

The future looked encouraging for Karen Santilli just a few months ago. In mid-January, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo released a $10.2 billion fiscal 2021 budget...
Karen Santilli, / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Five Questions With: Karen Santilli

Karen Santilli | CEO and president, Crossroads Rhode Island 1. You’ve been urging the state to establish a permanent funding stream for housing. Has...
FREE SANITIZER: Liam Maloney, tasting room manager at The Industrious Spirit Co. in Providence, stands at the company’s “drive-up” window, where it is offering people free bottles of hand sanitizer that it makes using the byproduct of its vodka manufacturing. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Many local factories transform to meet needs of pandemic fight

Matouk Luxury Linens is known for exquisite bedding, an elegant product aimed at Americans who shop in department stores for towels, sheets and ­pillowcases. That...
UNITED WAY OF Rhode Island's inaugural 401Gives Day raised $1.2 million for 365 nonprofits, exceeding the organization's initial $1 million fundraising goal for the event.

United Way’s 401Gives Day collects $1.2M for nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Close to $1.2 million was raised Wednesday for 365 Rhode Island-based nonprofit organizations in the United Way of Rhode Island’s inaugural 401Gives...
CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND has implemented new initiatives, including health screenings via questionnaire and having case managers speak with sheltered individuals over the phone, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND

Homeless organizations in need of supplies; shift operations

PROVIDENCE – Local homeless shelters and organizations are already fighting an uphill battle to keep some of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable residents off the...

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...

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