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Social Welfare
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South County Habitat for Humanity opened its newest house, the Faith Build Home, to volunteers, supporters and members of the local community, and the home’s recipient, the Mancini family, planned to move in by Christmas. more
Businesses big and small across the Ocean State each year find ways to help those less fortunate during the holidays. From CVS Health Corp., which has been supporting the Woonsocket Adopt-A-Family program for more than 10 years, to Blue … more
The Southcoast Health Patient and Family Advisory Council, which provides a platform for improved communication between patients, families and staff and serves as an advisory resource to administration and trustees, is seeking new members. more
Carole Corriveau became the new director of philanthropy at Sail Newport in late November. Her job is to bolster the nonprofit organization's future growth and philanthropic programs. Here, she discusses her new role. more
WEST GREENWICH – The Nature Conservancy dedicated the McAlpine-Shepard Preserve at Tillinghast Pond last week with a stone monument and ceremonial ribbon to open a new trail. Five-hundred acres of open space was dedicated to the … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding, or a large-scale party, knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
A Stanford student takes a class on startups, posts notes that go viral and creates this best-selling book. Princeton University Press ISBN 9780691150642 | $35 more
The World Economic Forum (best known for organizing the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of … more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $2.7 million in grants from its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island to improve the quality and affordability of health care in Rhode Island. more
The Sojourner House Masquerade Ball has raised more than $50,000 to support survivors of domestic violence in Rhode Island. more
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