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Social Welfare
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Rhode Island is the worst state to retire, according to WalletHub, which rated states and the District of Columbia on adjusted cost of living, entertainment options per capita and public-hospital rankings, among 20 other factors. more
Jane Esselstyn, a registered nurse, public speaker and author, will present “The Tasty Truth: The Powerful Connection between Women, Heart Health and Food” as the keynote address at the 2016 Southern New England Go Red for Women Luncheon on Feb. 12. more
Johnnie C. Chace joined the nonprofit Family Service of Rhode Island as its full-time director of philanthropy in September. Here she describes her new role and goals for the statewide human services and educational nonprofit. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
(Updated 10:57 a.m.) The van Beuren Charitable Foundation awarded 72 grants totaling $4.5 million in 2015 to improve the quality of life and place in Newport County. more
Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
Rhode Island moved up four spots to No. 25 in the annual Opportunity Index, released Tuesday by the bipartisan national campaign, Opportunity Nation and Measure of America. more
Roger Williams University and town officials on Thursday celebrated the Fund for Civic Activities initiative, which has awarded nearly $200,000 in university grants to 130 projects since 2007. more
(Updated 11:58 a.m.) Rhode Island is the least charitable state in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
The U.S. Census Bureau released data from its 2014 American Community Survey showing that the uninsured rate for Rhode Island was 7.4 percent, a drop from 11.3 percent the year before. more
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