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Social Welfare
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The city of Providence is one of four cities involved with Thrive Global, a new initiative by Huntington Post founder Arianna Huffington that aims to lower stress and burnout, and increase productivity by offering solutions to enhance well-being and performance. more
Charles T. Jones, Thundermist Health Center’s president and CEO, is resigning Feb. 22. more
Rhode Island is among the top 20 states to live in, according to 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. more
Arizona may have displaced Rhode Island as the least charitable state, but the Ocean State remains in the bottom 10 on WalletHub’s annual list. more
Rhode Island remained 48th nationally on the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity’s monthly Jobs & Opportunity Index report in October, and again is the last state in New England on the economic index. more
(Updated 4 p.m.) Southcoast Health announced Tuesday that its Campaign for Southcoast Health has received a $1.1 million donation for maternity care from the Robert F. Stoico/FIRSTFED Charitable Foundation. more
Crossroads Rhode Island held a ribbon cutting on Monday for its newest affordable housing development, Whitmarsh House Apartments at 528 Dexter St., that features 11 efficiency apartments for chronically homeless individuals and youth age 18-24. more
More than 33 million meals are missed by low-income Rhode Islanders each year, despite resources available to them, according to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank’s 2016 Status Report on Hunger released on Monday. more
The number of persons experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island on a single night in January rose by 4.4 percent over the year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
Rhode Island has one of the highest obesity rates for 2- to 4-year-old participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children in the nation, according to findings released by the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation this week. more
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