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Social Welfare
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Jane Esselstyn, a registered nurse, public speaker and author, will present “The Tasty Truth: The Powerful Connection between Women, Heart Health and Food” as the keynote address at the 2016 Southern New England Go Red for Women Luncheon on Feb. 12. 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
The Oct. 11 Newport Marathon and Half-marathon for 2015 in Newport and Middletown served as a fundraiser for five nonprofits. more
Carmine DiCenso, executive director of the Providence Animal Rescue League, discusses the challenges of rescuing animals and running a shelter. more
KVH Industries Inc. has released Videotel’s new Zika virus safety and training video free of charge to all mariners worldwide. more
An “Alice in Wonderland”-themed fundraiser to benefit the Association of Migraine Disorders’ interdisciplinary migraine pathology research will be held at Newport’s Fort Adams State Park on Aug. 7. more
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island Chapter will celebrate National Philanthropy Day at the Twin River Event Center on Nov. 18. The day is an annual celebration of philanthropy, and hundreds will gather to honor, recognize and applaud the work of local nonprofits, volunteers and donors for the impact they have on organizations and communities throughout Rhode Island. more
Providence Community Library was awarded a renewable, three-year $89,320 grant from the United Way of Rhode Island to support its Summer Reading in the Schoolyard program, which began July 5 and will deliver summer reading opportunities to students who do not have access to regular library services over the vacation months via its existing mobile library. more
Jane R. Peach has been the co-director of the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry in Cumberland since 2012. She has also served as treasurer. Here she discusses what makes the food pantry services unique. more
For many residents of Forand Manor, a public housing high-rise for seniors in Central Falls, there is basically one option for healthy food shopping. A Stop & Shop across the Seekonk River in Pawtucket pays for a bus every Tuesday and Friday. more
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