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Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use. more
The “Always Room at the House” campaign of Ronald McDonald House of Providence reached its $5 million fundraising goal in December with the help of donations from 855 households, 95 local businesses, as well as several donations from charitable foundations. more
The 1,100-plus CVS Health MinuteClinic locations across the country will observe Valentine’s Day this year by offering free “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings – measuring total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index – for its customers. more
Toni Marie Roderick-Gomes has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 25 years, primarily in the Providence area. She joined the Mt. Hope Learning Center as executive director in June 2015. more
Four local programs that benefit women and families received $20,000 in grants from the Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund, part of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. more
The Champlin Foundations has given the Community College of Rhode Island a $300,000 grant toward its $893,000 campaign to establish an interactive learning center for health science students on its Flanagan campus in Lincoln, according to a release by the college on Thursday. more
Bernie Beaudreau has stepped down after eight years as executive director of Serve Rhode Island, the state’s center for volunteerism, to become CEO of the Connecticut Food Bank in Wallingford, Conn. more
Hosted at its Alfred Elson Jr. Clubhouse, the 116th annual meeting of the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket saw five new trustees appointed, three new members of the board of directors recognized and numerous employees honored. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded Riverzedge Arts a $249,000 state cultural facilities grant to fund the construction of a permanent headquarters in a former elementary school on Second Avenue in the Fairmount section of the city, according to a Monday release from the nonprofit organization. more
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