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Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. 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
The Providence Children’s Museum has received a $40,000 grant from the Amgen Foundation to support hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities. more
Citizens Bank and WJAR-TV NBC 10 have named the Genesis Center a 2016 Champion in Action in the category of strengthening communities through workforce development. more
“Housing Is Health,” Crossroads Rhode Island’s fifth annual report on homelessness, focuses on the links between homelessness and health care. more
The holidays can be defined as a time that celebrates generosity of spirit. With that in mind, this week's cover story tells the tales of seven "secret Santas," people who have taken it upon themselves to help bring a little joy into the lives of … more
An estimated 212,590 volunteers contributed 21.1 million hours of service in Rhode Island in 2014, according to a national report, Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, released last week. That's an 8.8 percent increase in the number of … more
Fellowship Health Resources Inc. raised $75,000 at its 40th anniversary celebration in early November at Roger Williams Park Casino. more
Rhode Island volunteers gave 21.1 million hours of service in 2014, according to data from Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, the nonprofit Serve Rhode Island reported. more
MICHAEL CAREY is director of the The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. The center recently was awarded a $146K grant to study whether meditation over a telephone is effective in reducing the effects … more
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