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Celebrating our 1916 Society
By Jim Sanzi / October 8, 2014 /   Loading Disqus...
Yesterday over eighty members of the 1916 Society, Rhode Islanders who name the Foundation in their estate plans, gathered at the Hope Club in Providence to celebrate their commitment to philanthropy.

The luncheon featured a conversation facilitated by Jessica David with Year Up Providence Executive Director, Meghan Hughes, and 2012 graduate, Nsengiyumva Japhet. As a proud supporter of Year Up’s efforts to close the opportunity divide, we were thrilled to have our donors hear first hand from Meghan and Japhet how the organization is providing young adults with the skills, experience and support to achieve economic self-sufficiency. 


Thank you to all of our philanthropic partners and Year Up Providence for making Rhode Island a better place!

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