November 28, 2020

Scholarship Foundation of East Providence

Celebrating 50 Years of Support for College Education


East Providence, RI — (February 26, 2019) — The Liberty Tax office at 2775 Pawtucket Avenue is holding a benefit during the month of March 2019 to help raise money for Scholarship Foundation of East Providence. During March, any Liberty Tax Service client can save $50 on their income tax preparation fees when they make a donation of $50 or more to Scholarship Foundation of East Providence. Donations can be made by check, payable to “Scholarship Foundation of East Providence.”

Scholarship Foundation of East Providence is celebrating its 50th year helping East Providence residents pay for college. Last year, the Foundation awarded $189,000 to 165 East Providence residents. Since 1968, the Foundation has awarded over $4 Million to more than 3,000 East Providence residents.

“For the last few years, I’ve attended Scholarship Foundation of East Providence’s Annual Holiday Breakfast, the Saturday after Thanksgiving,” said Paul Pliakas, of Liberty Tax. “I’m always so impressed by the great work they do to benefit the East Providence community. There is nothing more important than making post-secondary education more affordable.”

“Scholarship Foundation of East Providence has a passion for helping East Providence residents afford their college, career or technical post-secondary education,” said Louise Paiva, Board Member of the foundation. Every student selected for a scholarship receives a minimum of $1,000. The cost of higher education rises every year, and students need help paying it. Everyone at Scholarship Foundation of East Providence is committed to making these funds available to East Providence residents, year after year.”

To learn more or to donate to Scholarship Foundation of East Providence, please visit or like their Facebook page. Scholarship Foundation of East Providence is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization.

Valid at the East Providence Liberty Tax location only. Cannot be combined with any other discounts, or used toward past services. One discount per customer, and per return. No cash value. Other exclusions may apply.
Void where prohibited by law. Valid 03/01/2019-03/31/2019.

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