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Social Welfare
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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
Problem: With one of the highest violent crime rates in the state, according to FBI statistics, the Central Falls Working Cities team has identified Sylvian Street as the epicenter of such problems. Absentee landlords, migratory tenants and a … more
A Roger Williams University professor and two members of the Class of 2014 plan to bring aid to Haitian victims of recent Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, according to a news release issued by the school last week. more
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