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Social Welfare
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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
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded more than $1.6 million in grants to 43 nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island that focus on health aging. 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
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced $539,622 in funding to the Narragansett Indian Tribe of Rhode Island for affordable housing initiatives. more
This summer, Rhode Island College is launching graduate studies certificate programs in nonprofit leadership and child and adolescent trauma. more
Approximately 900 counties had poverty rates for school-age children that were statistically lower than the national average of 20.8 percent, and four of Rhode Island’s five counties fell into that category, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. more
The Lifespan nonprofit health care system generated total operating revenue of $1.7 billion in 2013, with total operating expenses of $1.72 billion and net income of $17 million, according to Lifespan’s annual financial statement. more
Cox Communications delivered nearly 200 gifts and desserts recently to seniors at the Park Holm Senior Center with help from Senate President Teresa Paiva-Weed. more
One in seven Rhode Island households cannot afford adequate food, according to a report released recently by the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
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