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Despite having beautiful beaches and top-notch restaurants, Rhode Island is one of the unhappiest states in the nation, according to WalletHub’s latest survey. more
Publish your charitable event in Providence Business News’ “Giving Guide,” a special section highlighting Rhode Island foundations and nonprofits set to print Nov. 2, and put your upcoming events in front of more than 35,000 readers. more
Resources and services for Rhode Island's homeless have grown steadily wider, deeper and more progressive since the start of the millennium. Part of the improvement can be attributed to Laurie A. Devlin, chief financial officer of … more
Fidelity Charitable reached $2 billion in donor-recommended grants during the first nine months of the year. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
A single parent of a baby and a child between the ages of 6 and 12 needs to make at least $62,693 a year, or $30.14 an hour, to cover basic expenses associated with raising a family in Rhode Island, according to the Economic Progress Institute. more
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, WalletHub looked at the states and Washington, D.C. to determine which ones are the most racially integrated and achieved the most racial progress. more
Serve Rhode Island and the Pawtucket School District have won a $219,680 federal grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service and volunteering that administers AmeriCorps, to boost graduation rates and help Pawtucket students connect with opportunities after graduation. more
Rhode Island has the second-highest percentage of children in foster care not living with families, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest Kids Count policy report, “Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success.” more
Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island, has signed on as one of Team Alvimedica’s charity partners in the Volvo Ocean Race, a 39,000-mile worldwide sailing race that comes to Newport in May. more
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