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Fifty families and pets participated in a Bark on the Beach fundraiser at Narragansett Town Beach on Oct. 4, raising more than $12,000 for homeless animals for the Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island. more
Five local programs focused on women and children in need are receiving a total of $23,000 from the Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. more
Boys Town New England, which is based in Portsmouth, is expanding to a second location in the capital city to accommodate increased demand from metropolitan families. more
Clínica Esperanza/Hope Clinic has received $50,000 in grant funding from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to support its Cheer walk-in clinic, which makes health care more accessible for Rhode Island’s uninsured. more
BOSTON – A Providence organization has been awarded a $150,000 environmental-education grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a program aimed at low-income teenagers. more
Bank Rhode Island launched its annual food drive in each of its 19 branches throughout August and September, resulting in more than 40,000 pounds of food to benefit local pantries. more
Save The Bay recruited more than 2,000 volunteers to spruce up the shores of 80 Rhode Island beaches during the 29th International Coastal Cleanup last month. more
Keith Brown, a filmmaker and film-production professor at University of Rhode Island, was recently given the Producer’s Circle Award from Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival. The award recognized Brown’s dedication to KidsEye Summer Camp, where is the co-director, as well as one of the first counselors when the program began 18 years ago. At the camp, Brown teaches kids (aged 8-16) various aspects of film production. Brown has also created both documentaries and short films. Brown’s work has been exhibited at the Boston Cinema Census and the Antelope Valley International Film Festival, among others. Brown is also one of the founders of Boston Open Screen, which is an open mic night for filmmakers. He holds a B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and an MFA from Boston University. more
Providence Children’s Museum has received a $10,000 grant from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources Inc. more
The Earth Science Women’s Network, a nonprofit that already has built a global reach and reputation, launched this past week, led by co-founders from Brown University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. more
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