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Social Welfare
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The 62nd annual Community and Justice Awards event, hosted by Rhode Island for Community and Justice, raised nearly $50,000 for the RICJ’s diversity training, juvenile justice, Wall of Hope and youth leadership programs. more
Tasha Evans, a Local Initiatives Support Corporation AmeriCorps Member, works at the Church Community Housing Corp. and the McKinney Cooperative Shelter in Newport, where she prepares residents who are homeless or have low incomes with job training and life skills. Since Evans began working at CCHC, she has helped more than 23 McKinney Cooperative Shelter occupants find jobs, which include local hotels and restaurants. Evans also developed the Craft for a Cause program. The program supplies CCHC residents with art supplies and St. Paul’s Thrift Shop also sells their creations, with proceeds coming directly back to the artists. more
Twenty-seven animal welfare programs are sharing approximately $440,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Savor Grape Red Out, Black Heritage Society ball and more. more
Best Of Newport Soiree, Wilbuty Theatre Beggars Banquet and more. more
President and CEO of St. Elizabeth Community talks about the organization’s growth. more
The University of Rhode Island broke ground Wednesday morning on a new LGBTQ Center on Upper College Road scheduled to open next spring. The groundbreaking took place at the site of the old Ruggles House, a vacant URI building at 19 Upper College Road that will be demolished to make way for the $2.1 million, 4,300-square-foot facility. more
The Omni Hotel Providence and several other sponsors recently helped the American Lung Association to raise a record-breaking $191,000 this year in its sixth annual Fight for Air Climb in Providence. more
Alex and Ani benefit for diabetes research, historical society benefit and more. more
The Schwartz Center for Children recently announced its collaboration with Southcoast Hospitals Group to strengthen local access to rehabilitation services for children with special needs. The Schwartz Center staff will continue to provide the highly specialized rehabilitation services in a newly renovated suite within its current location at 1 Posa Place in Dartmouth, under the direction of Southcoast Rehabilitation Services. more
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