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Social Welfare
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A man diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease three years ago raised more than $29,000 through the “gofundme” website as 2015 wound to a close. more
Jane R. Peach has been the co-director of the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry in Cumberland since 2012. She has also served as treasurer. Here she discusses what makes the food pantry services unique. more
Central High School has been named Russell Athletic’s 2015 “Fight Like Dylan Award” recipient, for epitomizing perseverance through adversity. more
Providence was one of 22 cities that participated in the 33rd annual assessment of hunger and homelessness recently conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors. more
Thanks to a $7,500 grant from the Ida Ballou Littlefield Memorial Trust, South County Health’s Diabetes Center has the funding to create an educational video for those diagnosed with diabetes. more
The main casualty of Washington’s endless partisan squabbling is a pragmatic approach to policy -- meaning one that prefers results to noise. more
Prevent Child Abuse America has accredited Family Service of Rhode Island, a Healthy Families America affiliate, as a provider of high-quality home visiting services for expectant mothers and families with newborns and young children. more
South County Habitat for Humanity opened its newest house, the Faith Build Home, to volunteers, supporters and members of the local community, and the home’s recipient, the Mancini family, planned to move in by Christmas. more
More than 200 teachers in 26 communities will receive $215,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation to encourage innovation in elementary school classrooms. more
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded grants to both the Rhode Island College Foundation and Community Catalyst, a fiscal agent for the Senior Agenda Coalition of Rhode Island. more
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