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Social Welfare
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The sixth annual Big Toast fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will take place Oct. 6 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. David Dadekian, owner and founder of Eat Drink Rhode Island, will return as honorary chairperson. more
Rhode Island Housing recently opened a help center in Warwick to help homeowners in financial distress find alternatives to foreclosure. more
The 13th annual Edd Pedro Wiffle Ball Tournament to benefit the 1,000 children in Rhode Island who suffer from juvenile arthritis was held on Aug. 7 at Slater Memorial Park. more
One of Newport Storm Brewery’s latest releases is a barrel-aged double IPA to raise awareness of Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which struck former Newport Storm employee Bobby Forster in December 2014. more
Child & Family’s 150th anniversary celebration raised over $100,000 to help support its mission. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a rule change that would lower the department’s threshold of lead found in a child’s blood to that of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new reference level that has the potential to affect 2.9 million housing units built before 1978, when lead paint was banned. more
Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
At its ninth annual gala, held at the Hyatt Regency in Newport on June 4, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State raised a record $123,000 to support its mentorship of area youth. more
The fifth annual Jim Pagano Foundation Charity Golf Tournament & Champions Dinner will take place on Aug. 8 at the Alpine Country Club. more
The Joseph Silva Memorial Foundation will host Joe’s Foundation Family Fun Dollar Day at the Crescent Park Carousel on June 11 to benefit programs run by Children’s Friend, the state’s oldest child welfare organization. more
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