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Social Welfare
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Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday launched a new campaign - part of his One Providence Initiative - to bring issues related to immigration, racism and criminal justice to the forefront of public discussion leading up to the January inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. more
Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently provided a $5 million investment in new markets and historic tax credits to help the nonprofit WaterFire rehabilitate a warehouse in the Valley neighborhood. more
United Way of Rhode Island has invested $524,600 in 14 local summer programs in preparation for the return of the Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, a collaboration with Hasbro Inc. more
Alex and Ani LLC has partnered with UNICEF to raise $2 million by February 2018 through the sale of Deep Sea Wonders, a limited-edition collection produced by the Cranston-based jewelry company. more
The Izzy Foundation, begun by the Wohlrab family after their daughter Izzy was diagnosed with Stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma with a mission to support families of children with cancer, will celebrate its fifth annual gala at Providence’s Biltmore Hotel on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. more
Here are the problems and proposals coming from the competing communities, which include Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly. more
The Rhode Island Parent Information Network Inc. will celebrate a quarter-century serving Rhode Island families with an anniversary gala on Oct. 14 at the Providence Marriott at 6 p.m. more
Rhode Island’s composite score of 84 percent – addressing several dental care factors for residents 65 and older – ranks as “good,” according to the Oral Health America report “A State of Decay: Are Older Americans Coming of Age Without Oral Healthcare?” The nonprofit organization ranked Rhode Island as fifth best in the country, bested by Minnesota, North Dakota, Connecticut and Wisconsin. more
After the R.I. Department of Health approved Care New England’s request to close Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center, effective Aug. 1, the Coalition to Save Memorial Birthing Center pivoted to reorganize as the Coalition to Improve Rhode Island Maternity Care. Kaeli Sutton, currently spearheading the new coalition, said it seeks to include a diverse group of perinatal professionals, including midwives, nurses, doctors, mental health workers, doulas and childbirth educators, as well as community advocates and childbearing families. more
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