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The game show “Wheel of Fortune” donated $10,000 to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in March. more
The Pawtucket Foundation will hold its 12th annual awards celebration Tuesday, recognizing three individuals who have made significant contributions to Pawtucket. more
April 30 is the deadline for nonprofit organizations to apply for $2 million in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island. more
The van Beuren Charitable Foundation has awarded 80 grants, totaling $4.7 million, to Newport and Rhode Island organizations that improve the quality of life in Newport County. more
As part of the Amica Game Ball Program, the Lincoln-based Amica Insurance donated $41,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital at a recent Boston Celtics game. more
Bank of America Corp. awarded six Rhode Island nonprofits $270,000 to support services related to basic human needs, including hunger relief, shelter, educational and social services. more
Rhode Island had the highest child poverty rate in New England in 2013 at 21.5 percent, with Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket having the highest rates in the state, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
James L. Maher Center luncheon, Courthouse Center for the Arts dinner and more. more
A behavioral-health intervention program for Woonsocket students kicked off with six weeks of training this summer and is expanding to West Warwick in the fall as a way for educators and health providers to team up to help at-risk youth. more
Teaching physics at Providence College is Stephen Mecca’s vocation. Teaching citizens in Africa how to bring the microflush valve he developed for toilets to scale globally for the poor through micro-franchising is his passion. more
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