CRANSTON — With temperatures dropping to the single digits last week, a Cranston mother of two is grateful for Bishop Thomas J. Tobin’s “Keep the Heat On” campaign. Though she wished to remain anonymous, the woman said she received an oil delivery from the Diocese of Providence’s emergency heating program just before the start of 2015. More.

JESSICA A. BOTELHO, RI Catholic Staff Reporter


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Heating assistance program helps those in need stay warm

(PROVIDENCE, RI) – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence is set to receive a major gift from the National Grid Foundation for its ‘Keep the Heat On’ heating assistance program. This is the second major gift the National Grid Foundation has presented to the diocese for its heating assistance program in the last two years. Bishop Thomas J. Tobin will be presented with a $100,000 check from Bob Keller, President of National Grid Foundation, on Wednesday, January 14, 11:30 a.m., at the Chancery office building, One Cathedral Square, Providence. More.

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