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People’s Credit Union donates $10K to MLK Community Center

MIDDLETOWN – People’s Credit Union recently donated $10,000 to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Newport, according to a news release. The...

R.I. Foundation awards $8.3M to 91 nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded 91 nonprofit organizations a total of $8.3 million in grants to assist their efforts in housing,...
HELPING HAND: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center volunteer Susan Barnes, right, assists a customer in the nonprofit organization’s food pantry in Newport.
PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Soaring inflation hurting nonprofits in many ways

Ask Heather Hole Strout what keeps her up at night and she answers without hesitating. “Housing. It’s a big issue. Many we help have...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded 48 organizations more than $350,000 in grants via its Newport County Fund. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $350K in grants to 48 Newport County organizations

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation announced Monday that it has distributed more than $350,000 in grants to 48 Newport County-based nonprofit organizations through...
TIGHT-KNIT STAFF: Members of Embrace Home Loans Inc. in Middletown gather for a team-building event at Stumpy’s Hatchet House in Fall River in October 2021. / COURTESY EMBRACE HOME LOANS INC.

Family-like approach, charity at the core of Embrace Home Loans culture

PBN BEST PLACES TO WORK 2022 Large Company 1. Embrace Home Loans Inc. Employees in R.I. 450 CEO: Dennis Hardiman Full-service, nationwide mortgage lender Embrace Home Loans Inc.,...

Annual 401Gives Day raises $3.09M for 507 local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Back on April 1 during 401Gives Day, United Way of Rhode Island CEO and President Cortney Nicolato’s team members attended an event...

11th Hour Racing provides $130K in grants to 2 R.I.-based nonprofits

NEWPORT – The 11th Hour Racing team announced Jan. 20 that it has awarded two Rhode Island-based nonprofits $130,000 in total grants to support...
RESCUES: Volunteer Bryan Houle and staff member Lexi Bouchard walk dogs while Executive Director Elizabeth Skrobisch holds new arrival Minnie at Animal Rescue Rhode Island in South Kingstown. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

401Gives Day provides needed boost for nonprofits

Unable to hold in-person events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 401Gives Day, a fundraising initiative created by the United Way of Rhode Island, took...

BankNewport donates Halloween bags for homebound residents

NEWPORT – BankNewport recently donated more than 100 Halloween treat bags to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, according to a news...
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...
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