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Higher Ground International, a nonprofit nongovernmental organization working here and in the rural communities of West Africa, is now offering services at its new headquarters at the Rukiya C7nt. more
In the spirit of holiday giving, RIPTA, Whole Foods, Shore’s Market and iHeart Radio are asking the public to participate in the “Stuff a Bus!” food drive. more
Jennifer Zanni is the founder and president of the Endometriosis Foundation of Rhode Island, a 6-year-old nonprofit based in Lincoln. She has worked for CVS Health since 2006, most recently as a human resources senior consultant. Her personal struggles with the disease led to founding the nonprofit. Here she discusses its mission and outreach efforts. more
Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
Relief efforts and social giving efforts, such as charity walks, help motivate donations, according to the 2016 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report released Thursday. more
Editor's note: This is a condensed version of a story that originally ran in the Aug. 10 issue. Matthew Netto, state director of the nonprofit Best Buddies Rhode Island, has an unwieldy job description. To lead the … more
PACE Organization of Rhode Island will host geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas and the “Age of Disruption” tour as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations on May 19 at the Park Theatre in Cranston. more
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded grants to both the Rhode Island College Foundation and Community Catalyst, a fiscal agent for the Senior Agenda Coalition of Rhode Island. more
The Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition has doubled the size of its board of directors and extended the contract of Program Director Alex Krogh-Grabbe. more
Cleveland Kurtz has been president of the Rhode Island Rhythm and Blues Preservation Society for about five years. Along with a love for the music, he supports the group’s commitment to music in education for young people. Here he shares how his organization fulfills its mission. more
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