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Pawtucket’s Holiday Basket Committee pledged to donate 25 backpacks filled with food during its Backpacks to Fight Hunger campaign. more
Schools and charities from across the region on Nov. 13 shared nearly $80,000 in grants raised from the 2014 CVS Health Downtown 5K. Pictured with representatives from more than 40 organizations that received grants are Eileen Howard, second row, glasses, third from left, CVS Health senior vice president, and Charlie Breagy, to the right of Howard, CVS Health Downtown 5K race director. The race, held in September, this year marked its 25th anniversary. Since its inception, more than $1.5 million has been raised for organizations across southern New England. more
Twin River Casino donated $2,500 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank on Nov. 12. more
Charity ballroom dancing class, reaching out and more. more
The Black Philanthropy Initiative has awarded $24,000 in grants to four nonprofit organizations that serve the state’s African-American community. more
Ocean State Job Lot donated $30,000 worth of ladies’ cold weather apparel to My Brother’s Keeper, a Southeastern Massachusetts-based ministry, on Nov. 11. more
President of the board of directors for the Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter discusses the nonprofit’s work. more
The Providence Center’s annual Circle of Stars fundraising and awards event, raised more than $185,000 to support services that prevent substance abuse and support mental well-being for adults, children and families. more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank awarded scholarships to three local high school students for academic excellence, as well as for their dedication to athletics, community service and pursuit for higher education. more
“You can either offer work, you can offer wisdom, or you can offer wealth,” said Oliver Bennett, senior vice president at Bank of America Corp. While it could be assumed that Bennett was talking about his industry, of which he’s been a part for nearly three decades, the advice actually hits a little closer to home – both for Bennett, who heard it from his father-in-law, Ron Boss, former chairman and CEO of A.T. Cross Co., and for the many community members Bennett affects through his charitable work. more
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