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One in seven Rhode Island households cannot afford adequate food, according to a report released recently by the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
Family Service of Rhode Island will present R.I. Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed with the nonprofit’s 2014 Brighter Futures Award on Oct. 30. more
The Grainger Foundation has donated $5,000 to the New England Institute of Technology to support of hands-on technical education at the college. more
Amos House broke ground on its new four-story building on Dec. 1, a $6 million project. more
Is it better to give or to receive? As we approach the holiday season with perhaps many of us expecting to do a fair share of both, I have learned that there may be an objective answer to this values-based question. more
The basic task of Serve Rhode Island is to recruit volunteers across the state and link them to nonprofit groups that need their work. Why then, is the basement of its office in Providence filling up with ladders, tools, painting, carpentry and landscaping gear? more
Power of the purse, Gift of Hope Celebration and more. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
As many as 89,300 Rhode Islanders could be affected by an increase of the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour, according to a fact sheet released by the White House on Wednesday. more
Of 250 small and medium-sized nonprofits surveyed by Third Sector New England, 43 percent of their staff members earn less than $28,000 a year. more
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