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DEE DEQUATTRO is the director of development and legal services for Operation Stand Down Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Five Questions With: Dee DeQuattro

Dee DeQuattro is the director of development and legal services for Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, a nonprofit dedicated to helping military veterans through...

Librizzi launches Help Our Heroes nonprofit to assist homeless veterans

JOHNSTON – St. Raphael Academy student Ava Librizzi often saw homeless individuals out in the elements during the winter, most of whom, she said,...
THE BOOTS ON THE GROUND Memorial has been set up annually at Roger Williams Park in Providence since 2015. This year, it will take place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport. / COURTESY OPERATION STAND DOWN RHODE ISLAND

Boots on the Ground Memorial moving to Newport

NEWPORT – The Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial is moving from Roger Williams Park in Providence to Fort Adams State Park in...

Hunter Insurance to help 30 nonprofits to mark 30th anniversary

LINCOLN – Hunter Insurance has launched a campaign to provide donations this year to 30 local nonprofits that have made a lasting impact on...

Stuff-a-Bus food drive receives more than 4 tons of donated food

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Earlier this month Ocean State Job Lot – in partnership with the R.I. Public Transit Authority and iHeartRadio – announced it...

Magaziner expands state lending incentives to include veteran-owned businesses

PROVIDENCE – The state’s BankLocal program, which incentivizes community banks and credit unions to lend to designated types of small businesses, is being expanded...
TELLING STORIES: Veterans, from left, Daniel Thurston, Dave Minto and Dan Evangelista talk in the Rhode Island Military Organization lounge at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick. The men were on hand in honor of Vietnam War pilot Lt. Col. Fredric Moore Mellor, shot down over the jungles of North Vietnam, whose remains were brought home last month.
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Veteran-service charities face varied challenges to fundraising efforts

Old hands at fundraising know the top three things that draw donors and their donations to a cause.“Animals, then kids, then veterans are usually...

OSDRI to host annual Stand Down weekend outreach event Sept. 14-16

PROVIDENCE – Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, a 26-year-old veterans support group, will host its annual Stand Down outreach event Sept. 14-16 at Diamond...
THE PONTIAC REGISTRY and The Tomorrow Fund will sponsor a three-day "Pontiac Celebration" classic-car showcase from Friday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick. / COURTESY THE TOMORROW FUND

Philanthropy Calendar, Sept. 14, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...

Home Loan Investment Bank collects donations for veterans food pantry

JOHNSTON – Banks can help people with more than money, proved this week by Home Loan Investment Bank.When supplies were running low at Operation...
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