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Social Welfare
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Karen A. Santilli has been named president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest provider of services to the homeless. more
President of the Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. talks about resources to support people who age out of foster care. more
National Grid and retailers recently helped increase breast cancer awareness in support of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, raising $4,788 through the sale of energy efficient light bulbs. more
The game show “Wheel of Fortune” donated $10,000 to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in March. more
The Pawtucket Foundation will hold its 12th annual awards celebration Tuesday, recognizing three individuals who have made significant contributions to Pawtucket. more
April 30 is the deadline for nonprofit organizations to apply for $2 million in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island. more
The van Beuren Charitable Foundation has awarded 80 grants, totaling $4.7 million, to Newport and Rhode Island organizations that improve the quality of life in Newport County. more
Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour could help more than 89,300 Rhode Islanders and 453,100 Bay Staters make ends meet, according to a state-by-state analysis released by the White House last week. more
Bank of America Corp. awarded six Rhode Island nonprofits $270,000 to support services related to basic human needs, including hunger relief, shelter, educational and social services. more
Rhode Island had the highest child poverty rate in New England in 2013 at 21.5 percent, with Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket having the highest rates in the state, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
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