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Philanthropy
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At the end of 2016, Collette sent a $25,000 gift to Stop Hunger Now’s Global Emergency Relief Fund, an organization devoted to ending hunger by 2030, and packaged 30,000 meal kits for Haitian people recovering from the lasting impact of Hurricane Matthew, which wreaked havoc on the Caribbean island in October. more
A record $45 million was awarded in grants to more than 1,600 nonprofits throughout the state by the Rhode Island Foundation in 2016, according to a Wednesday statement by the organization. more
People’s Credit Union has created and sold an employee cookbook, from which all proceeds will be donated to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition recently announced an expansion of their partnership focused on increasing physical activity and bolstering social and emotional skills in local students. more
The “Always Room at the House” campaign of Ronald McDonald House of Providence reached its $5 million fundraising goal in December with the help of donations from 855 households, 95 local businesses, as well as several donations from charitable foundations. more
In acknowledgement of City Year Providence’s commitment and service to the capital city’s community, Bank of America awarded it a $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant at the start of last month. more
Held on the first day of 2017, the sixth annual Frozen Clam Dip and “Obstaplunge,” hosted by Laid-back Fitness, helped raise $10,000 in support of the R.I. Mentoring Partnership. more
Barbara Cottam joined Citizens Bank in 1994 as Rhode Island director of public affairs. She now directs public affairs, corporate giving and marketing sponsorships throughout the company’s commercial and retail banking footprint. more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
In this week's cover story, Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, says that "Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic." He has taken full advantage of his opportunity. Under his watch the state's only … more
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