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Hathaway School keeps a box in its front lobby where students place slips of paper recounting their good deeds.

Portsmouth students’ good deeds: priceless

Portsmouth students’ good deeds: priceless

PORTSMOUTH — Jack, a first-grade student at Hathaway School, had a birthday party recently. When everyone showed up at his house, one of his guests realized she was the only girl there. She was not happy. “She was very sad so she left,” said Jack. That made Jack feel bad. So what did he do?

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

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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

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