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Social Welfare
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In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank has donated $6,000 to local fuel assistance programs and food banks in the region. more
Arpin Group has joined forces with the national nonprofit Move for Hunger to help customers donate their food to local food pantries. more
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
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