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PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island is offering the community two ways to join its efforts to alleviate hunger in the Ocean State this summer.

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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Blood Center has announced a blood emergency, noting in a new release that summer brings an alarming drop in donations. This time of year, we see a reduction in appointments ac… More

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PROVIDENCE – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island won gold for a national marketing award at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Annual National Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., on June 22. More

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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Black Business Association, in partnership with its charitable arm that focuses on empowerment and training related activities – the Institute of Economic Empowerment &… More

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NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Grace Church, 104 North Washington St., will hold a luncheon on Friday, June 24. Lobster rolls and chicken salad sandwiches will be available. Pickup time is between 11:30 a.m. … More

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PROVIDENCE – AIDS Project Rhode Island has announced the return of its annual AIDS 5K Run/Walk for Life event. This year marks the first time APRI has held an in-person event since 2019. More

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SCITUATE – The Rhode Island State Police are investigating a report of a phone scam where people are contacted by someone claiming to be a member of the Rhode Island Sheriff's Department. More

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NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The Southeastern Massachusetts Paws Of Comfort Lions Club will hold the comedy fundraiser "Aging Disgracefully," featuring Doreen Collins and Charlie Hall, on Saturday, April 23… More

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LINCOLN – The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host Walk MS: Rhode Island on Saturday, April 30 at Lincoln Woods State Park. More

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PROVIDENCE – Best Buddies International, a nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and … More

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WOBURN, Mass. – The New England Newspaper and Press Association awards up to 10 scholarships each year to aspiring journalists through the Journalism Education Foundation of New England. The foundation strives to encourage and support young people who plan to pursue a career in the newspaper… More

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CRANSTON – The Rhode Island Bar Association, the Rhode Island Judiciary and the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association, with support from the Rhode Island Department of Education and Roger Williams University School of Law, are sponsoring the annual Hon. Francis J. Darigan Jr. Rhode Island … More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Tri-County CAA seeks applications from individuals and families in need of help with their fuel bills. Homeowners and renters alike may apply for heating assistance and weatherization services. The Program location at 11 Emanuel St., North Providenceserves the towns of Joh… More

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PROVIDENCE – As winter temperatures continue to drop, the sponsoring energy companies of the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund and its administrator, United Way of Rhode Island, encourage households facing economic hardship to apply for home heating assistance through the Fund. Those in… More

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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Blackstone River Coalition needs volunteers to assist with its 19th year of water quality monitoring of 17 sites in the Rhode Island section of the watershed. Volunteers are needed as a regular site monitors assigned to a particular site or serve as a “floater” to cove… More

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PROVIDENCE – The sponsoring energy companies of the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund and its administrator, United Way of Rhode Island, encourage households facing economic hardship to apply for home heating assistance through the fund. Those in need can determine their eligibility for… More

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PROVIDENCE – United Way of Rhode Island is inviting residents across the state to commit 15 minutes a day to better understand how inequity and racism impact our lives and our communities. The organization began its free Equity Challenge 2022 on Feb. 28, and members of the community can sign… More

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Lasagna Love is a national organization that provides a home-cooked meal to anyone who requests it, no strings attached. The organization’s goal is to provide kindness during these times of stress. More

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PROVIDENCE – The first annual Rhode Island Civic Learning Week, which seeks to inspire and empower everyone to see themselves as participants and changemakers in our democracy, will take place from March 7-11. More

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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will hold a hybrid in-person and Zoom public workshop on Monday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m., to discuss the proposed 2023-2024 freshwater fishing season, the 2022-2023 falconry regulations, and the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 hunting a… More

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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management announces a competitive solicitation process to award $375,000 in Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetabl… More

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PROVIDENCE – The sponsoring energy companies of the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund and its administrator, United Way of Rhode Island, encourage households facing economic hardship to apply for home heating assistance through the fund. More

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WARWICK – Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England kicked off the 2022 Girl Scout Cookie Season. Consumers can support local Girl Scout entrepreneurs by purchasing their favorite cookies. Girl Scouts are now selling the new Adventurefuls, a brownie-inspired cookie with caramel-flavored crème … More

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CRANSTON – The 1916 Committee will sponsor a lecture given by Professor Tim Hoyt on Friday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m., at the R.I. Irish Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St. This event was postponed from Jan. 28. His topic will be the treaty that ended the Irish War of Independence. More

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NEW YORK – High school seniors impacted by Alzheimer’s disease can win up to $5,000 for college through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship. Students can enter the contest by visiting www.alzfdn.org/scholarship. The deadline for submissions is March 1. More

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ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The South Attleboro Village Lions will hold a St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 12, at the North Attleboro Elks Hall, 52 Bulfinch St., from 6 to 10 p.m. More

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WEST WARWICK – On Sunday, Feb. 20, Stanley Tree Service Inc. will raise a span of 100 lights at the Station Fire Memorial, 211 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick, at 6 p.m. to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the nightclub fire. The lights will remain lit for 100 minutes in honor of the lost lives. More

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NARRAGANSETT – Applications are being accepted by the Garden Foundation of Rhode Island for grants, designed to assist non-profit gardening and horticultural projects or programs that have educational components. More

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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Dan McKee announced a $12.5 million grant program to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The grant program, part of McKee’s Rhode Island Rebounds down payment initiative, will provide direct financial supports of $2,500 or $5,000 to qualifying small businesses who… More

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PROVIDENCE – As winter temperatures continue to drop, the sponsoring energy companies of the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund and its administrator, United Way of Rhode Island, encourage households facing economic hardship to apply for home heating assistance through the Fund. Those in… More

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PROVIDENCE – As winter temperatures continue to drop, the sponsoring energy companies of the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund and its administrator, United Way of Rhode Island, encourage households facing economic hardship to apply for home heating assistance through the Fund. Those in… More

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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Press Association is seeking applications for its annual $1,000 college scholarship, which is awarded to an outstanding Rhode Island high school senior or college student preparing for a career in journalism. More

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PROVIDENCE – Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island is currently enrolling both English classes and GED classes, which are scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 7. Classes are open and available to all residents of Rhode Island. Due to COVID-19 concerns, all classes will be remote. More

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PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration Rhode Island District Office is now accepting submissions for its 2022 National and Rhode Island Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year award. More

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BOSTON – As COVID-19 once again threatens to shut down performing arts venues across New England, the New England Musicians Relief Fund is stepping up efforts to help professional musicians who suffer financial hardship intensified by the pandemic. NEMRF is now accepting new applications fro… More

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PROVIDENCE – After topping expectations in its second year, 401Gives is readying to return next April 1 with some new elements and even bigger goals that will help uplift Rhode Island’s nonprofit sector. Registration is now open for nonprofit organizations who want to raise funds for their v… More