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Social Welfare
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As we near our 50th anniversary, I reflect on the humble beginnings of Providence Community Health Centers. It was a very turbulent time in our country, and members of the community wanted to bring good health care to inner-city residents. … more
Deadlines are approaching for nonprofits to apply for $1.6 million in grants for medical research and community health from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
A report released by the United Health Foundation ranked the health of women and children in Rhode Island as ninth best in the nation, according to a recent release by the organization. more
With time ticking down for public comment on how the state should fix the deteriorating Route 6-10 connector in Providence, city officials have proposed an alternate plan for a parkway that runs from Roger Williams Park to downtown. more
Sojourner House, a comprehensive domestic violence agency primarily serving clients in Providence and northern Rhode Island, has enlarged its mission to include victims and survivors of sexual assault. more
Washington County residents get the most “bang for their buck” when it comes to what they pay in property taxes, according to a recent study by SmartAsset. more
Marty Sinnott, president and CEO of Child & Family, brings more than 35 years of human service and nonprofit administration experience to the agency. He was previously the CEO of Amigos de las Americas, an international nonprofit with projects in 10 Latin American countries. He has created innovative programs, built organizational capacity and influenced public policy. Now a Newport resident, he graduated from the College of the University of Chicago with a degree in religion and humanities and later added a master’s degree in social science from the same institution. more
The Izzy Foundation, begun by the Wohlrab family after their daughter Izzy was diagnosed with Stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma with a mission to support families of children with cancer, will celebrate its fifth annual gala at Providence’s Biltmore Hotel on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. more
The Rhode Island Parent Information Network Inc. will celebrate a quarter-century serving Rhode Island families with an anniversary gala on Oct. 14 at the Providence Marriott at 6 p.m. more
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
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