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Social Welfare
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The Providence and North Providence housing authorities will share $102,745 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue their work to end veteran homelessness. more
Why did you select your profession? I want to make an impact in my community by helping others. The nature of the work means every day is different but just as fulfilling as the one before. What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? … more
The Newport Historical Society is asking for essay submissions from Rhode Island 10th-graders on the subject of current events in Rhode Island. Winners will receive Saturday matinee tickets to see “Hamilton: An American Musical.” more
Overall tobacco use by middle and high school students has not changed since 2011, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products in a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. more
You've got to love a guy who declares he will come up with $10 million to restore and support a beautiful old dowager of a city park, now turning a bit shabby around the edges. The guy in question is Neil D. Steinberg, and the money will be … more
As part of its Pedals for Medals campaign, Operation Homefront is seeking volunteers and sponsors residing in New England states to donate either a 30-minute workout on a stationery bike or sponsor a rider to raise awareness and funds for veterans, military families and wounded warriors this July. more
Bradley Hospital raised a record $557,425 at its Bravo, Bradley 2016 gala and auction, Feel the Power of Music, held June 3 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. more
Twenty-two organizations were named by Southcoast Health on Monday as recipients of $135,000 in grants in its FY2016 Community Benefits Impact Opportunity program. more
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announced Tom Roberts, Lorén Spears, Providence Children’s Film Festival and Marta Martínez as its award recipients for the 2016 Celebration of the Humanities, which will take place Oct. 6 at the Providence Public Library. more
Last year Providence was one of 189 cities to participate in Jane's Walks, and Joelle Kanter, of the Providence Foundation, helped spread the word for walks taking place in the Ocean State’s capital city. more
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