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Social Welfare
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Amica Insurance and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island collected more than 21,000 food items during Gobble Games 2015, a charitable giving initiative to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
Sheri L. Pizzi become president of the Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island in September 2015 for a two-year term. She has been a member of the society for 18 years and has served on its board of directors for more than a decade. Here, she describes the value of and challenges to the nonprofit. more
Erik B. Wallin is the executive director and general counsel of Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, which provides services to veterans. Wallin spoke recently with the Providence Business News about the housing challenges facing the state’s nearly 70,000 veterans. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket to collect winter apparel in an annual “Warm Hearts, Coats & Stuff Drive.” more
Navigant Credit Union is awarding $10,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across Rhode Island. The deadline for applying for scholarships is May 2. more
1 How will your founding and leading of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies inform your new role as CEO of Chiefs for Change? At RIMA, I worked closely with a bipartisan coalition of mayors to advocate for education policy in the best … more
Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.2 million for affordable-housing initiatives for families with low incomes and emergency shelters and services for the homeless in two Rhode Island communities. … more
The second annual Fogarty Foundation Golf Invitational has raised more than $115,000 for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, supporting new grant awards in 2016. more
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