Providence is one of 20 finalists in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge. Mayor Taveras has submitted a plan to increase school readiness and literacy for the city's youngest children.
Category - Charity
Providence Community Library “Great Checkout” Fundraiser
Yes, you can check out a "living book" at PCL! - Modeled on the newest concept in library services — borrowing people with your library card — the raffle at The Great Checkout will allow library supporters to "check...
City of Providence seeking Christmas Tree
The City needs a tree and is asking residents to nominate their own 35-foot to 45-foot spruce or fir trees that they wish to remove from their property.
Providence Provision, July 15
Provision is a mealtime gathering of community members hungry for both delicious food and new creative projects. We offer a dining experience that includes homemade soup, bread, dessert, and entertainment – and the...
Last CBC wine tasting of the season!
Last Community Boating Center Wine Tasting of the season, Thursday, December 1st.
Beer tasting event at the CBC boathouse Thursday
Community Boating Center Beer Tasting, October 20th at 7:30pm.
AIDS Care Ocean State seeks summer clothing donations
AIDS Care Ocean State seeks donations, especially summer clothing. Donation center on Elmwood Avenue is open Saturday 8am to noon.
Help those impacted by the Springfield tornadoes with a donation to the American Red Cross.
2nd Annual RI Kosher Chili Cook-Off, June 5
2nd Annual RI Kosher Chili Cook-Off, June 5, 11am-4pm, Jewish Community Center.
An Evening by the Bay
Saturday, May 14th. Fundraiser for Edgewood Sailing School.
Dining Out for Life, April 28
Dining Out for Life to benefit AIDS Project Rhode Island, April 28.
Youth4Change: Why Winter Is a Nightmare for Providence Youth and How You Can Help
This post was submitted to Greater City: Providence by Youth4Change. It is a quite timely message given the condition of the sidewalks across Providence this morning. Above is a photo from my 1 mile walk to work this...
Riverzedge Industrial Ball (Oct. 1)
The Riverzedge Arts Project hosts the Industrial Ball on October 1st at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket. The event will include a green auction, table robot wars, DIY screen-printing, local food, music, and dancing...
Photo borrowed from WaterFire’s Facebook Page WaterFire crews are battling ice in the Basin at Waterplace to ensure that they can pull off a lighting this New Year’s Eve. WaterFire has helped Bright Night...
Clothing drive for Samoan Tsunami relief
I’m sure you’ve heard about the Earthquake which lead to the Tsunami that destroyed many villages of Western and American Samoa. The wave rolled in knocking down houses and ripping up foundations. As the...
AIDS Walk returns to downtown – October 29, 2009
AIDS Project Rhode Island’s annual AIDS Walk is moving from Roger Williams Park to Downtown this year, to help boost the visibility of the event. The walk was also moved from June to October so that it takes place...
“Not About The Buildings” Spelling Bee – June 22, 2009
From Not About The Buildings: For the third year in a row, tensions are mounting in Providence as some of the city’s best spellers gear up for a fierce night of competition to benefit local literary organization...