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Social Welfare
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Elise Strom joined Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island in mid-September as the regional director in Rhode Island. With the regional office based in East Providence, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants wishes for children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 with life-threatening medical conditions. more
(Updated 4:30 p.m.) Providence received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s fourth annual report assessing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in 408 cities across the country. more
CVS Health Corp. President and CEO Larry Merlo said that $1.3 million will be donated from the 2015 CVS Health Charity Classic to support 103 charities across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
Marie J. Langlois, retired managing director of Washington Trust Investors, has been named chairperson of the Rhode Island Foundation. more
A record number of recipients will receive gifts this year through the Massachusetts Bankers Association Charitable Foundation during its annual year-end community grant season. more
Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
Working with hundreds of community partners across the region, Southcoast Health invested $22 million in community benefits in its fiscal 2014, according to its most recent report filed annually with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office. more
An estimated 212,590 volunteers contributed 21.1 million hours of service in Rhode Island in 2014, according to a national report, Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, released last week. That's an 8.8 percent increase in the number of … more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island raised $60,000 at its 2015 Believe Breakfast celebration in mid-November at the Providence Marriott Downtown. more
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