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Social Welfare
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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
Dunkin’ Donuts’ Iced Coffee Day recently generated $160,000 in funds for Hasbro Children’s Hospital. more
Collette Cares, Collette’s philanthropic arm, has launched a program in Rhode Island entitled Learning Explorers to improve youth literacy in the state. more
IYRS gala, Save The Bay Swim and more. more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
You've got to love a guy who declares he will come up with $10 million to restore and support a beautiful old dowager of a city park, now turning a bit shabby around the edges. The guy in question is Neil D. Steinberg, and the money will be … more
Last year, the General Assembly and the governor took an important first step to help thousands of working families make ends meet by increasing the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit — a tax benefit for workers earning $50,000 or less — to 12.5 percent of the federal credit. more
The poisoning of the public water supply in Flint, Mich., has been a disaster in many ways unique to that city. more
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