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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
Project Sweet Peas, a national nonprofit whose volunteers support infants in intensive care, recently donated five Mamaroo swing sets for infants to the Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England Hospital. more
Judith McSoley became major gifts officer at the Providence-based Adoption Rhode Island six months ago, after seven years as director of development and community relations. She has been at the nonprofit for 16 years. In her new post, as in the previous one, the responsibility is to help spread awareness about the mission of adoption from foster care. Here, she discusses how she helps fulfill that mission. more
“Housing Is Health,” Crossroads Rhode Island’s fifth annual report on homelessness, focuses on the links between homelessness and health care. more
When it comes to affluence, Barrington is the top community in Rhode Island. 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
Tri-Town Community Action Agency recently received a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to grow its dental programs and increase the number of patients it serves. 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
We've all heard the old adage that you can't buy happiness. Well, it turns out that it's not exactly true. You actually can buy happiness – when you spend your money or your time on others. Does that come as a surprise to anyone? It's … 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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