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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.

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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