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Social Welfare
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Marjory O'Toole is managing director of the Little Compton Historical Society. Her introduction to both the nonprofit field and the museum world began when she was a 16-year-old tour guide for The Preservation Society of Newport County. This is her 21st year working in a museum, and she says it’s been her favorite so far. She spoke with PBN about a new exhibit on slavery in Little Compton. more
Sixty local McDonald’s restaurants in the Providence area recently raised $37,000, in 17 days for the expansion of the Ronald McDonald House of Providence. more
(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
Alex and Ani LLC has partnered with UNICEF to raise $2 million by February 2018 through the sale of Deep Sea Wonders, a limited-edition collection produced by the Cranston-based jewelry company. 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
Disadvantaged neighborhoods, crime-ridden streets, a racial divide splitting a city into two and high unemployment rates among racial minorities: They are all problems Rhode Island communities say they are ready to tackle, with the help of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Working Cities Challenge. more
Jean Lamb, executive director of the Smith Hill Community Development Corp., has helped serve the neighborhood by providing quality, affordable housing options to Rhode Islanders in need. Lamb speaks with PBN about its mission. more
In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) Providence recently opted to not enforce a longstanding ordinance which relates to “aggressive solicitation,” which advocates for the poor and homeless had argued resulted in harassment. But where does that … more
"Everybody in the state is touched by a nonprofit," said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the state's largest funder, when asked about the state of the sector over the past three decades. That said, even … more
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