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12 Rhode Island Nonprofits to Help Support for #GivingTuesday

Donate to one, or donate to all: here are just some of the local nonprofits and organizations that need your help today and every day.

The pandemic has been especially hard on local nonprofits and organizations since they’ve been forced to cancel events and fundraisers to help stop the spread.

Rhode Island Foundation to Match Trinity Rep Donations in Honor of Free Christmas Carol Production

Every donation made to Trinity Rep will be matched by the Rhode Island Foundation, with an equal grant given to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, every donation made to Trinity Repertory Company by the public will be matched by the Rhode Island Foundation with an equal grant made to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, up to a total of $60,000.

Become a Shopping Angel to Help the Elderly and At-Risk

Volunteers are food shopping and delivering groceries for the elderly and at-risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now that COVID-19 is surging again, the elderly and at-risk population in Rhode Island may be wondering how to safely get groceries into their homes. Thankfully, there’s a local branch to a national volunteer program called Shopping Angels that’s available to help. It all started when University of Nevada, Reno, pre-med student Jayde Powell began the program Shopping Angels as a way…

Five Can’t-Miss Events this Week in Rhode Island

Search for Santa, take a self-guided art tour around the city and more fun things to do in Rhode Island from November 26-December 2.

Good Night Lights  Photo from Good Night Lights Facebook Page. Wish the kids at Hasbro Children’s Hospital a good night as you shine a supportive light at them during the Good Night Lights display with Audi. Take part in the heart-warming tradition and show the kids that you’re thinking of them during these difficult times and this holiday season! RSVP…

Watson Institute Showcases a Virtual Art Exhibition

The exhibition focuses on the American flag through several different mediums.

Photo provided by Judith Tolnick Champa. Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University is showcasing a virtual art exhibition that focuses on the American flag called “Out of the Fray.” The exhibition runs through the end of the year and will conclude on January 31, 2021. The work on display was created by a group of artists who…

Bloom Collective Pops Up around Providence

This women-owned business is a unique and lively platform dedicated to showcasing the work of local artisans, floral and vintage vendors.

Photo provided by Bloom Collective.   Filling empty retail spaces in Providence is Bloom Collective, a unique and lively platform dedicated to showcasing the work of local artisans, floral and vintage vendors. Small business owners Savannah Barkley, founder of the handmade botanical accessories company Sir Milky Quartz, and Heather Wolfenden, founder of vintage clothing brand Fresh and Fossil, are the…

Chatter: November

Readers weigh in on stories in print and online.

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