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United Way hosts free Medicare open-enrollment events in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Open enrollment for 2019 Medicare coverage begins Oct. 15, so United Way of Rhode Island has scheduled five Saturday events to help...

UWRI provides $90,000 in grants to community organizations

PROVIDENCE – Nine local organizations were the recipients of a shared total of $90,000 in grants from the United Way of Rhode Island’s Olneyville...
ON THURSDAY, United Way of Rhode ISLAND announced Native Rhode Islander Cortney Nicolato would succeed Anthony Maione as UWRI president and CEO. / COURTESY UWRI

Nicolato to succeed Maione as UWRI president and CEO

PROVIDENCE - United Way of Rhode Island announced Thursday the appointment of Cortney Nicolato as president and CEO of the capital-based nonprofit organization, succeeding...
NO REGRETS: United Way of Rhode Island CEO Anthony Maione looks back on his tenure leading the nonprofit, an organization he has taken through a number of changes, all designed to bring it closer to the community it serves. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, June 18, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
VALUABLE PRODUCT: United Way of Rhode Island CEO Anthony Maione said UWRI set a fundraising goal of $260,000 from 260 new donors, but the organization has raised north of $500,000 with roughly 115 donors so far. An anonymous donation of another $500,000 has pushed the total above nearly $1 million, a sign donors see the value of UWRI, he said.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY


UWRI CEO Anthony Maione is retiring after 13 years at the...

For 15 years at the United Way of Rhode Island, Anthony Maione has sought to better the lives of Rhode Islanders and improve their...
ANTHONY CANDELARIO, a seventh-grade student who participates in NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley’s after-school program, speaks about the program’s positive impact on his life and academic performance during United Way of Rhode Island’s advocacy at the Statehouse May 24 in support of creating a legislative commission to improve and increase the number of the state’s out-of-school learning programs. / COURTESY UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND

UWRI advocates for increased access to after-school programs

PROVIDENCE – Nearly 100 community leaders, students among them, rallied at the Statehouse May 24 on behalf of the United Way of Rhode Island’s...
LIZ GOODERMOTE, a sales manager at Enterprise Holdings and board chair of Progreso Latino Rhode Island, also serves on the membership and executive board of the United Way of Rhode Island's Women United, where she has been a member for three years. / COURTESY UWRI

Five Questions With: Liz Goodermote

Liz Goodermote is a sales manager at Enterprise Holdings, where she is responsible for corporate account management and new-business acquisition in the Rhode Island,...

United Way of Rhode Island receives nearly $60K raised by IGT...

PROVIDENCE – International Game Technology PLC Rhode Island employees raised close to $60,000 for United Way of Rhode Island after the company held a...
EIGHT RHODE ISLAND-BASED nonprofit organizations will share $140,000 of the $1.5 million recently donated nationwide by Citizens Bank to increase financial literacy. From left, Keith Kelly, president, Citizens Bank Rhode Island; Tony Maione, CEO, United Way of Rhode Island; Barbara Cottam, head of corporate affairs, Citizens Bank; and R.I. Treasurer Seth Magaziner. / COURTESY CITIZENS BANK

8 local nonprofits benefit from Citizens financial literacy campaign

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to increase financial literacy in the Ocean State, eight Rhode Island-based nonprofit organizations will share $140,000 of the $1.5...
THE UNITED WAY of Rhode Island received a $500,000 anonymous gift through its online-giving platform. It is the organization's largest donor-advised fund to date.

UWRI receives $500K anonymous donation through online giving tool

PROVIDENCE – An anonymous donor has gifted $500,000 to the United Way of Rhode Island through its online-giving “MyFund” program, the organization announced Thursday.The...
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