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STATE OFFICIALS have awarded 10 local nonprofits $100,000 in grants from its new RI Gives Vax Challenge vaccine incentive program. / AP FILE PHOTO/TED S. WARREN

R.I. Gives Vax Challenge awards 10 nonprofits $100K in grants

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s office announced Monday that 10 nonprofits have each received $10,000 as part of the state’s new RI Gives...
401 GIVES DAY raised $2.1 million Thursday for 420 local nonprofits.

United Way’s 401 Gives Day eclipses $2M in raised funds for...

PROVIDENCE – United Way of Rhode Island’s second annual 401 Gives Day exceeded the organization's own expectations Thursday, and all the while gave the...

$1.7M real estate sale funds MLK Center’s endowment

NEWPORT – A sale of a home that was donated to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center has netted the nonprofit significant...
HUNGRY TO HELP: Heather Hole Strout, left, executive director of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Newport, distributes chowder and chicken vegetable bean soup to the needy recently in a new partnership with McGrath Clambakes Inc. of Newport. Assisting with the distribution are T.R. McGrath, third from left, owner of McGrath Clambakes, and his daughter Aibhlinn. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Challenges for nonprofits reach unimagined heights

It’s times like these that Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island President Kathleen Cloutier feels as though all the nonprofits in Rhode Island are...
TASTY CUISINE: BankNewport employees take part in an Italian cooking class as part of a raffle prize for those who donated to the BankNewport 2019 United Way campaign. / COURTESY BANKNEWPORT


PBN Best Places to Work 2020 LARGE COMPANIES 4. BankNewport Employees in R.I.: 270 CEO and President Sandra J. Pattie Questions answered by: Associate Vice President and Manager...

Newport Hospital memorial fund awards $20K in grants to 4 local...

NEWPORT – Four Newport County-based nonprofits recently received a combined $20,000 in emergency grants from Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund to help...
LOADING UP: Ric Wild, executive director at the Good Neighbors Inc. food pantry in East Providence, loads bags of food into a vehicle while volunteer Elaine Fredrick fills boxes. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

STARVING FOR HELP: Needy flock to R.I.’s overwhelmed food pantries

IT'S COMMON for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Executive Director Heather Hole Strout to see adults and the elderly seeking food at...

BankNewport helping to feed hungry in R.I. during COVID-19 pandemic

LOCAL PARTNER: BankNewport CEO and President Sandra Pattie, left, and Wendy Kagan, executive vice president and director of employee and community engagement, display the...
HOGAN ASSOCIATES realtor Caroline Richards, center, picks up a dinner and gift cards from Perro Salado in Newport as part of the agency's 1 MORE HELPING initiative to offer assistance to the community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY HOGAN ASSOCIATES

Stepping Up: Hogan Associates launching ‘1 MORE HELPING’ challenge to help...

NEWPORT – Springtime is when the City by the Sea gets out of its winter slumber. It’s not long after the annual St. Patrick’s Day...

Newport Restaurant Group donates $23K to food banks, nonprofits

WARWICK – Newport Restaurant Group has donated $23,000 to regional food banks and nonprofits committed to building a sustainable and local food supply for...

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