Updated May 27 at 6:28pm
Philanthropy
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The Centreville Bank Emergency Meal Program at Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island officially launched in mid-November. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
TransCanada, an energy sponsor for the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund, has presented a $15,000 grant to the fund, which will help keep the heat on in 35 Rhode Island households. more
The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. more
The domestic violence awareness agency Sojourner House accepted the second of two matching $50,000 donations from the New England Patriots Community Foundation from former player Andre Tippett on May 18. more
Camp Yawgoog, a 1,800-acre Boy Scout camp, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, with a homecoming weekend planned for late July. more
Executive Director Shannon Reedy of Cumberland founded the nonprofit Chase the Cure Inc. after her youngest son, Chase, was diagnosed with a terminal lysosomal storage disease known as Niemann Pick Type C (also referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s because of its symptoms), shortly after his second birthday in October 2011. The mission of the nonprofit, which became a 501(c)(3) in 2013, is to help move treatments for the disease out of the lab and to patients. Here Reedy discusses the nonprofit’s origin and mission in greater detail. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Old Colony Elder Services donated more than 300 nonperishable food items to charities in the area after the holidays. more
More than $1 million in federal grants were announced Tuesday to support the arts and expand cultural education opportunities in the state. more
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