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CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund. / COURTESY CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND

Crossroads R.I. awarded $5M from Bezos Day 1 fund

PROVIDENCE – Crossroads Rhode Island once again became the beneficiary of a seven-figure grant from a national program founded by former Amazon.com Inc. CEO...
EDESIA INC. in North Kingstown received a $137 million gift from the Bezos Family Foundation to help expand its operations both locally and internationally.

Edesia receives $137M gift from Bezos Family Foundation

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A local nonprofit manufacturer that produces food to help malnourished children around the world received a transformational gift from the family...

Amazon cuts 9,000 more jobs, bringing 2023 total to 27,000 

NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon plans to eliminate 9,000 more jobs in the next few weeks, CEO Andy Jassy said in a memo to staff on...
BLUEPRINTS SHOW PLANS to renovate the former Rhode Island Family Shelter building in Warwick into permanent apartments for low- and moderate-income families. Crossroads Rhode Island, along with state and local elected officials, held Wednesday a formal groundbreaking commencing the renovation project. / COURTESY CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND

Crossroads R.I. hopes Warwick renovation project is blueprint to create more...

WARWICK – On Wednesday, representatives and residents from Crossroads Rhode Island, as well as state and local elected officials, broke walls down at the...
COLLABORATIVE MEETING: Staff and members at Direct Action for Rights and Equality collaborate at the office. Clockwise from left, Jordan Jace, Behind The Walls member; Debra Harris, outreach coordinator; Christopher V. Samih-­Rotondo, interim director; and Anusha Alles, staff organizer for Behind The Walls. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

More focus on racial justice causes

It’s been a trying year-plus for Rhode Island-based nonprofits whose missions center around diversity, equity and racial inclusion. The murders of George Floyd and other...
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...

Crossroads Rhode Island awarded $5M from Bezos Day One Fund to...

KAREN A. SANTILLI is the president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, which recently received a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day One...

Crossroads Rhode Island awarded $5M from Bezos’ philanthropic effort

PROVIDENCE - Crossroads Rhode Island received a $5 million award from the Bezos Day One Fund's Families Fund, the Jeff Bezos-backed organization announced Tuesday. “We're...
AMAZON.COM will split its new headquarters between the National Landing area of Arlington, Va., near Washington D.C., and Long Island City, in the New York borough of Queens. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG

Amazon splits coveted `HQ2′ between New York and Washington

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc. will build new offices in New York City and Arlington, VA., ending months of jockeying between potential locations across the...
AMAZON.COM INC. has raised its United States minimum wage to $15 an hour. / / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

Jeff Bezos blinked; Amazon raises minimum wage in U.S., U.K.

NEW YORK - Jeff Bezos blinked. Bowing to political pressure, he announced plans Tuesday to raise the minimum wage for all Amazon.com Inc. employees in...
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