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Social Welfare
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The Black Philanthropy Initiative has awarded $24,000 in grants to four nonprofit organizations that serve the state’s African-American community. more
Ocean State Job Lot donated $30,000 worth of ladies’ cold weather apparel to My Brother’s Keeper, a Southeastern Massachusetts-based ministry, on Nov. 11. more
President of the board of directors for the Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter discusses the nonprofit’s work. more
The Ocean State Network for Children and Families recently earned accreditation from the Council on Accreditation. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th out of all states in a national study that measured the extent of child homelessness, well-being of children, risk for family homelessness and policy response. more
The Providence Center’s annual Circle of Stars fundraising and awards event, raised more than $185,000 to support services that prevent substance abuse and support mental well-being for adults, children and families. more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank awarded scholarships to three local high school students for academic excellence, as well as for their dedication to athletics, community service and pursuit for higher education. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse – a social venture itself – may be explained best as the fuel for other startup efforts that promote positive change in Rhode Island and beyond. And while there are other organizations helping social entrepreneurs, SEG is the only one of its kind in Rhode Island. more
“You can either offer work, you can offer wisdom, or you can offer wealth,” said Oliver Bennett, senior vice president at Bank of America Corp. While it could be assumed that Bennett was talking about his industry, of which he’s been a part for nearly three decades, the advice actually hits a little closer to home – both for Bennett, who heard it from his father-in-law, Ron Boss, former chairman and CEO of A.T. Cross Co., and for the many community members Bennett affects through his charitable work. more
The Providence Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index issued by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
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