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Social Welfare
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1 Congratulations on the new Lucy's Hearth home. Can you tell our readers a little bit about it? Lucy's Hearth is an emergency shelter for women and children that has been operating for 32 years from a leased convent. Last year, we … more
Fidelity Charitable reported this week that during the first nine months of 2016, $2.3 billion in grants were recommended by donors, a 15 percent increase over last year. more
Providence Business News is now accepting submissions for its new Top List of Corporate Giving, ranked by total contributions per enterprise to Rhode Island-based charities in 2015. more
Changing the world through an enterprise is in the purview of all of us, not just Steve Jobs or Mother Teresa. And it doesn't have to be done all at once. Child & Family has done this by creating a movement among colleagues, donors, … more
In continued celebration of its 35th anniversary, and as part of their monthly film series, the Rhode Island International Film Festival showed four movies around the theme of “films with a heart” at the Second Stage Studio in Cumberland on Thursday. more
Steven G. O’Donnell recently retired as superintendent of the R.I. State Police and commissioner of the R.I. Department of Public Safety, but he isn’t resting on his laurels, having recently been appointed the new CEO of the YMCA of Greater Providence. 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
As we near our 50th anniversary, I reflect on the humble beginnings of Providence Community Health Centers. It was a very turbulent time in our country, and members of the community wanted to bring good health care to inner-city residents. … more
Sojourner House, a comprehensive domestic violence agency primarily serving clients in Providence and northern Rhode Island, has enlarged its mission to include victims and survivors of sexual assault. more
Kennedy Plaza often has a lot going on there, which is one of its strengths, and one of its greatest challenges. "There's always been this struggle. There's a lot that goes on in here. From a pedestrian standpoint, from a vehicular … more
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