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Robert Randall, 33, was operations coordinator at the Providence After-School Alliance when the position of director of middle school initiatives became vacant. Not only did he get that promotion, he says now, but he might not have been … more
StyleWeek founder talks about the nonprofit SEED: Innovation Meets Education, which fosters innovation and education in apparel and accessory design through peer mentorship. more
The May 9 fundraising event, “Journey to the Serengeti” raised $661,943 for The Miriam Hospital. more
Nicholas Lowinger started Gotta Have Sole Foundation in seventh grade in response to seeing homeless children without functioning shoes. Today Lowinger is in the 11th grade, with expectations that the foundation will have distributed shoes to tens … more
Regina Bell, lecturer and academic adviser for the public relations program at the University of Rhode Island, recently helped students launch a social media campaign to fight childhood malnutrition. … more
Penguin Plunge participants race to frigid water at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett on Jan.1. Approximately 800 people participated in the 39th annual event, which raises money for Special Olympics Rhode Island. This year $75,000 was raised to benefit more than 3,000 athletes that compete year-round in more than 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions. The event has become one of the largest and most successful fundraising events for Special Olympics Rhode Island, raising over $2 million since inception. more
Sarah Murphy, a substitute child care worker at the nonprofit Child & Family and a junior at Rhode Island College, is getting an increase in her minimum wage salary this year. more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
FM Global, a global commercial property insurer, has contributed more than $1.69 million to the United Way of Rhode Island’s 2015 campaign. more
Shaw’s and Star Market customers donated more than 259,000 pounds of food to more than 140 local hunger relief organizations through a “Spirit of Giving” food drive during the past holiday season. more
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