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Social Welfare
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Chairwoman of the board of directors of Girls Rock! Rhode Island discusses the nonprofit’s growth and distinct culture. more
Actress Viola Davis has donated $1,500 to the Segue Institute for Learning to support the charter school’s creation of a Martin Luther King Day mural. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has picked 14 people to participate in its Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Program. more
A new study says that taxpayers in the lowest-income bracket in Rhode Island can expect to pay nearly twice as much of their income toward state and local taxes as the wealthiest 1 percent. more
Five assisted living and Alzheimer’s care communities in Rhode Island have been recognized through the “Caring Stars” program for excellence based on online reviews on Caring.com, a senior care website. more
Penguin Plunge participants race to frigid water at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett on Jan.1. Approximately 800 people participated in the 39th annual event, which raises money for Special Olympics Rhode Island. This year $75,000 was raised to benefit more than 3,000 athletes that compete year-round in more than 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions. The event has become one of the largest and most successful fundraising events for Special Olympics Rhode Island, raising over $2 million since inception. more
Independence Financial Partners collected more than 1,000 hats, hand warmers, gloves, gift cards and backpacks for residents of the House of Hope Community Development Corp.’s Harrington Hall Shelter. more
A new AmeriCorps program is designed to help a small number of teens better make the connection between workforce development and community service. more
The Carnegie Foundation has selected 240 colleges and universities to receive its 2015 community engagement classification, and the University of Massachusetts was one of only two systems nationwide to have all of its campuses represented. more
Capital Good Fund CEO discusses the group’s holistic approach to fighting poverty. more
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