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Philanthropist pledges millions in local aid

Alan Shawn Feinstein, the Rhode Island philanthropist who has already given so much to causes like education and hunger for struggling Rhode Islanders, has pledged an additional $10 million in funding to help feed the poor. Any non-profit agency and house of worship that feeds hungry Rhode Islanders is welcome to ask for a share


East Providence’s Waddington School students participate in Feinstein documentary

EAST PROVIDENCE — Alan Shawn Feinstein, the noted philanthropist, recently visited the Alice M. Waddington Elementary School in Riverside, a member building of the Feinstein Leadership program. Last summer, Waddington students were among those asked to participate in an upcoming PBS documentary called “Good Deeds Program,” an initiative created to encourage students to perform “acts