A Habitat for Humanity house going up on a piece of real estate on Old North Road in South Kingstown near the University of Rhode Island may look like just one more realization of a dream for a family looking to put down roots in a place of their own.
Robinson & Cole lawyers and staff volunteered more than 325 hours at 22 events across 10 nonprofit organizations based in Boston, Hartford, New York, Providence and Stamford, Conn., this past summer.
By the time Dr. Christopher Furey, a Vermont native, finished his residency in family medicine at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket this past June, he had reached $150,000 in total debt for his higher education.
On Sept. 25, 1902, Capt. Nathanael Greene Herreshoff wrote a letter to the New York Yacht Club syndicate manager, claiming that his design for the next defender of the America’s Cup would be “a more powerful vessel than before.”
Goodwill Industries of Rhode Island has gone through several name changes over the last century and half, but they’ve always shared the mission of their current parent organization: that’s helping the needy and disabled with “a hand up, not a hand out.”
The Picture of Children’s Health is a place that is full of joy – as in Joy Feldman, founder and executive director of the new East Greenwich nonprofit that has set its sights on educating and empowering children to make lifelong healthy-lifestyle choices and achieve optimal health.
By John A. Lahtinen
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