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Social Welfare
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One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. more
HAIBO HE, an associate professor of electrical, computer and biomedical engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has been awarded a three-year, $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in order to develop co-robots to lead people … more
In the spirit of holiday giving, RIPTA, Whole Foods, Shore’s Market and iHeart Radio are asking the public to participate in the “Stuff a Bus!” food drive. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Sixty South County patrons of the arts helped raise $8,600 at the Courthouse Center for the Arts for the performing arts center’s Fun Fall Fundraiser. more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island will recognize James L. Carr Jr. of H. Carr & Sons for distinguished service at its 2015 Believe Breakfast on Nov. 13. more
Shannon Carroll is president and CEO of the Providence-based Genesis Center, a post she has held for a little more than a year after serving as vice president of programs and then senior vice president of operations. The nonprofit provides education, job training and support services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families to help them achieve economic independence. Here, Carroll discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission. more
A block party organized by real estate agent Mark DeCosta of RE/MAX Central has raised $25,000 for Hasbro Children’s Hospital, where his daughter has received treatment. more
Nonprofits today are trying to thrive in an economic environment that is not optimal. The challenges they face morph every day, requiring nimble responses, reallocated resources and fresh eyes. And more nonprofits – in a very real sense, … more
Saying no is tough. That's especially true when those doing the asking are offering help to those less fortunate. But that's exactly what some local nonprofits have to do during the holiday season. "When people ask, we do the best … more
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