Mr. Feinstein, of Cranston, was a noted philanthropist who has given generously of his time, vision, energy, and financial resources to hundreds of causes in Rhode Island. One of the State’s most innovative residents and benefactors, he was founder of the World Hunger Center at Brown University, the Institute of Public Service at Rhode Island College, and established the first high school in the United States dedicated to teaching the value of community service through education, which is named in his honor. He helped to create the first Doctoral Degree program for Education in R.I., administered jointly by URI and Rhode Island College. He has given of himself and his resources for the betterment of his fellow man.
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