Rose Whiteman

401Gives Back: 401Gives provides an opportunity for the community to support local nonprofits

401Gives is a statewide, online fundraising event in which RI nonprofits can sign up to receive donations from generous participants. The event is relaunching on April 1, 2022 (4/01), and describes itself as RI’s largest day of giving. Jennifer Remmes, director of resource operations at United Way describes 401Gives as “a modern day telethon … […]

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Strides toward Sustainability: Zero Waste PVD takes initiative to mitigate RI waste issues

At Zero Waste PVD, volunteers collaborate to reduce excess waste by focusing on activism, policy development, and legislative work. They host reusable bag giveaways, and recruit handy volunteers to sew reusable bags, and advocated for PVD’s plastic bag ban. Deborah Schimberg, chairperson of the organization, explained that the group strives to minimize the problems of […]

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