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Family Service of Rhode Island recently concluded a community drive to assist needy veterans and their families. Personal-care items – such as toothpaste and shaving cream – were brought by community members to several Family Service of Rhode Island locations. more
The Providence International Arts Festival will take place June 11 to 14 downtown, featuring music, arts, sculpture, food and more. more
The New Bedford Whaling Museum broke ground Monday on a new 17,000-square-foot education center and research library. more
(Updated, 3:07 p.m.) The Rhode Island Foundation reported net assets of $734.4 million at the end of 2013, increasing by $101.6 million, or 16 percent, the $632.8 million reported the previous year, according to the organization’s 2013 annual report. Since 1993, the organization has seen its total assets increase more than 300 percent, from $197 million. more
Co-founder of nonprofit Lifecycle talks about the organization and its fundraising work. more
As part of the Amica Game Ball program, Amica Insurance donated $41,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital in a check presentation during a recent Boston Celtics game. 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
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