Bobby Forand

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Music to Kids' Ears: Local musician helps lessen the stress of homelessness
December 4, 2019 No Commentby

Music to Kids’ Ears: Local musician helps lessen the stress of homelessness

Lucy’s Hearth opened as a small overnight shelter in Middletown in 1984. They grew with the needs of the community, ...

Book Review: James Vickers' In-Between People
November 27, 2019 No Commentby

Book Review: James Vickers’ In-Between People

The journey can be an incredible adventure, regardless of destination or means. Sometimes there’s an undocumented reason that subconsciously leads ...

Measure of a Man: A is for Awesome supports those with disabilities and celebrates a life
October 2, 2019 No Commentby

Measure of a Man: A is for Awesome supports those with disabilities and celebrates a life

A person’s legacy is often defined after a life lived — recognized by others in hindsight after that life is ...

Book Review: Alexander Smith's The Perfect Man and Other Stories of the Supernatural
September 11, 2019 No Commentby

Book Review: Alexander Smith’s The Perfect Man and Other Stories of the Supernatural

For his second published work, Alexander Smith packs a plethora of thought-provoking circumstances into seven stories that take up 60 ...

Andrea Smith
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith founded Help the Homeless RI in 2015, and it became a 501(c)3 in 2016. Smith runs the all-volunteer ...

Camilo Vivieros
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

Camilo Vivieros

The George Wiley Center was founded in 1981 by anti-poverty activist Henry Shelton. It opened as a grassroots organization with ...

Chrissy Stewart, PVD Live
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

Chrissy Stewart, PVD Live

Chrissy Stewart has her finger on the pulse of the PVD art scene. She is a booking agent that is ...

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans

Some of the best benevolent ideas can come from unlikely and unexpected places. A few years ago, Bonnie Combs, marketing ...

Paying it Forward: Impact Everything does good around the world from right here at home
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Paying it Forward: Impact Everything does good around the world from right here at home

Lanna Nawa and Saroj Bhandari reacted to the devastating 2015 earthquake in Nepal by raising more than $10,000 through various fundraisers ...

Boots on the Ground in 2019
May 22, 2019 No Commentby

Boots on the Ground in 2019

  The Boots on the Ground  for Heroes Memorial, honoring soldiers who have died in combat post 9-11 in the Global ...