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YWCA Rhode Island has acquired the Nickerson Community Center in the Olneyville section of the city. more
“Leadership New England,” a study of nonprofits in the region, reports that two-thirds of more than 1,200 surveyed executives, or about 64 percent, plan to leave their jobs within the next five years, but the percentage in Rhode Island is closer to 83 percent. more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
The 15th annual Washington Trust Peanut Butter Drive collected more than 4.8 tons of peanut butter to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and local food pantries across the state. more
Providence is among the top LGBT-friendly cities in the country, according to a NerdWallet study. more
The Rhode Island Foundation on Thursday awarded more than $250,000 in grants to five health care providers through its RIGHA Foundation Fund, which promotes development of an effective primary health care system in the state. more
All four campuses of Johnson & Wales University will be tobacco-free as of July 1, 2016. more
Rhode Island has the second-highest percentage of children in foster care not living with families, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest Kids Count policy report, “Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success.” more
Eligible Rhode Island seniors in need will be able to receive free, bulk boxes of healthy food from the U.S. Department of Agriculture this summer to prepare at home. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
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