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Housing Nonprofit Weathers Coronavirus

Housing Nonprofit Weathers Coronavirus

Newport This Week Published on Sunday, July 12, 2020 This year’s pandemic had an impact on the rehabilitation of homes and social service facilities, but did not stop the projects of Rebuilding Together Greater Newport. The board of directors voted to accept four sites in 2020 out of many deserving applicants: two are veterans, one person has a handicapped family member, and The Salvation Army on Memorial Boulevard serves the community as a food bank and meal site. The program…

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Salve Regina continues service through support of local initiatives like Rebuilding Together

Salve Regina continues service through support of local initiatives like Rebuilding Together

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Center for Community Engagement and Service is still providing outreach and support to its partners. While students remained home after spring break, leaving the Center without its usual team of volunteers, the Center’s staff members continued to support and perform outreach to community partners. Using social media as a platform, the Center performed drives to collect masks, school supplies and cleaning products to distribute to those in need. Many of the items when into an…

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