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NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th out of all states in a national study that measured the extent of child homelessness, well-being of children, risk for family homelessness and policy response. more
Alex and Ani’s Charity by Design division has awarded $20 million since its inception in February 2011 to 44 charitable organizations, Alex and Ani LLC announced Tuesday in a press release. more
Rhode Island ranked among the best states for highway safety laws, according to Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, which released its 12th annual report card. more
The Rhode Island Foundation on Thursday awarded more than $250,000 in grants to five health care providers through its RIGHA Foundation Fund, which promotes development of an effective primary health care system in the state. more
The Rhode Island Family Shelter, a 27-year-old nonprofit that closed its shelter five days ago under financial duress, is working to re-establish emergency services, Executive Director Patti Macreading said Thursday. more
Executive director of the Newport Art Museum discusses her new role and the organization’s new master plan. more
Joe Prazeres of Warren has won the Spirit of Dunkin’ Award given by Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. more
The Rhode Island Family Shelter has received a $20,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare for providing shelter, education and resources to underprivileged families and children here. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has made a $10,000 gift to McAuley House in support of the “Lunch on Us” program, sponsoring meals for the entire month of June. more
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