The Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation has teamed up with local wholesale book dealer Book Enterprises LLC and Fall River City Councilor Dave Dennis to get 100,000 books into the hands of Fall River school students.
The Rhode Island chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals presented Gregg’s Restaurants & Pubs with the Award for Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation at the National Philanthropy Day Breakfast & Award Ceremony on Nov. 26 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet.
Members of more than 40 schools and charities in the region that shared more than $40,000 in grants from the 2013 CVS Caremark Downtown 5K, held Sept. 22 in Providence, gather with representatives from CVS Caremark and Tufts Health Plan. Grants were presented Nov. 26 to the youth-focused nonprofit organizations and schools. More than $1.4 million has been raised for charity since CVS became the title sponsor in 2000. Tufts sponsored the race’s 3K High School Inspirational for the fifth time this year.
Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, Cristina Amedeo directs the United Way’s 2-1-1 program, a free and confidential 24/7 information and referral helpline that connects Rhode Islanders from all walks of life with human- services programs to help cope with difficult times. The 2-1-1 service has handled more than 1 million requests for help since 2007, including 213,595 calls in 2013 – a new record. more
The American Lung Association will host its sixth anniversary Fight for Air Climb in Providence on Feb. 22. Climbers, including teams of firefighters, will tackle 22 floors inside the Omni Providence Hotel to raise money in the fight against lung disease.
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