Local maritime nonprofit offers distance learning

 The Steamship Historical Society of America (SSHSA), headquartered in Warwick, today announced that it has ramped up its educational offerings during the...

What’s Up Podcast: Neil Steinberg, CEO of Rhode Island Foundation, discusses...

Neil D. Steinberg, president and Chief Executive Officer of the Rhode Island Foundation joins WUN’s Frank Prosnitz, talking about some $10 million...

Hogan Associates launches ‘1 More Helping’ challenge

As the pandemic ravages our economy, real estate brokerage, Hogan Associates, yesterday announced that they are launching the 1 MORE HELPING challenge...

MLK Center asks donors to donate money not food

Many of the organizations that provide food for people in need – a growing lot these days – are asking donors to...

401Gives raises $1.2 million for nonprofits across Rhode Island

In a sign of unity that will impact the lives of tens of thousands of their neighbors, Rhode Islanders came together to...

St. Mary’s Catholic Church to offer drive-thru distribution of blessed palm...

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newport has announced that they will be distributing blessed palms in the church parking lot at...

MLK Center forced to cancel annual Swing Into Spring fundraiser

The following was written and submitted by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. Swing into Spring, in...

$1 million and counting: 401Gives tops goal in raising funds for...

United Way of Rhode Island’s 401Gives campaign has met its ambitious goal, hitting the $1 million dollar mark in funds raised for local nonprofits...

What’s Up Podcast: Cortney Nicolato, President and CEO of United Way...

Now more than ever, support is needed for the important work happening throughout the state’s nonprofit community. On Wednesday, April 1, United...

Boys & Girls Clubs across RI open registration to provide childcare...

The Boys & Girls Clubs in Rhode Island have partnered with the Department of Human Services and Lifespan to provide quality, school...

COVID-19 Response Fund awards $1.2 million in first round of grants...

The following was written and submitted by the Rhode Island Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island. Less than...

401Gives on April 1st will benefit nearly 400 Rhode Island nonprofits

Now more than ever, support is needed for the important work happening throughout the state’s nonprofit community. On Wednesday, April 1, United...

Military Spouses of Newport accepting charity applications, extend scholarship application

Military Spouses of Newport (MSON) shared the following announcement today regarding funds available for students, military spouses & local organizations.

Rhode Island nonprofits can apply for $4 million in aid to...

The Rhode Island Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island announced today that they are offering local nonprofit organizations on the front-lines...

Child & Family Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for our community members

What's Up Newp is passing on the following information to our readers on behalf of Child & Family.

Gov. Raimondo, Bradford Soapworks and Teamsters help Family Service of...

The following was submitted by Family Service of Rhode Island. Family Service of Rhode Island’s Be Safe Kits...

Aquidneck Island Emergency Volunteer Alliance seeking volunteers

The Aquidneck Island Emergency Volunteer Alliance (AIEVA) has been activated to recruit volunteers in case their is a need to man phone...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Foundation will not be hosting...

After seven years, the annual 4 Bridges Ride has come to an end. The 4 Bridge Ride, which...

RI Foundation offering $10,000 grants for projects that bring people together

The Rhode Island Foundation is offering local libraries, schools, municipal agencies and nonprofit groups grants of up to $10,000 to fund proposals...

Aquidneck Land Trust launches campaign to conserve portion of Glen Farm

 Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced a campaign to conserve 7.5-acres of the historic Glen Farm in Portsmouth. According...

401Gives: New statewide giving campaign to raise $1 million for local...

 United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) launches a new statewide giving campaign, 401Gives, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, with an ambitious goal to raise...

Guest View: Small actions make big impact on preserving the environment

The following was provided by Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District (ERICD). Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District (ERICD) is celebrating...

Temple Shalom hosting three-part lecture series on foreign policy and strategic...

Temple Shalom will host a three-part lecture series on foreign policy and strategic diplomacy beginning Sunday, March 8th, featuring speakers from the...

Artists from Middletown and Portsmouth win fellowships to make art for...

The Rhode Island Foundation announced today that artists from Middletown and Portsmouth have won what are considered to be among the largest...

Brick Alley Pub to host 10th Annual Post-Parade Day Clean-Up, volunteers...

The Annual Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is arguably one of the busiest days of the year in Newport, and there’s no secret...