Updated September 26 at 2:26pm
Social Welfare
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If you drive, fly or ride a horse, odds are good that those experiences were enhanced by one or more of Bouckaert Industrial Textiles' diversified textile products. Needle-punch wool and synthetic felts, for instance, are in automotive carpet … more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked ninth worst for families among 30 metro areas in the country, according to Apartment List, an online rental marketplace. more
Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
Rhode Island ranked third worst in the nation on the Family Prosperity Index, which studies the impact of the economy on families. more
More than a dozen Rhode Island-based nonprofit professionals are taking part in the Boston-based Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership’s first certificate program in the state. more
This week, more than 130 Roger Williams University students, from undergraduate to graduate to law, are participating in alternative spring break trips, working in teams to lead volunteer projects aimed at improving communities or assisting nonprofit organizations. more
Zachary Librizzi, 17, of Warwick, and Sarah Coutu, 12, of Pawtucket, have been named Rhode Island’s top youth volunteers of 2016 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. more
Elizabeth Capalbo is founder and program director for the North Kingstown-based nonprofit Gaits of Harmony, which provides certified therapeutic riding programs. She founded the nonprofit in 2014 after acquiring two horses that were therapeutic equines and becoming certified as a registered instructor. Here she discusses the mission and value of the nonprofit. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital raised $1.06 million at its annual Nerf Ball fundraiser, held Saturday at the R.I. Convention Center. more
More than $3.5 million has been awarded to support 37 local homeless housing and service programs in Rhode Island, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said Tuesday. more
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