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Social Welfare
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The Westwood YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Pawtucket Inc., has received a $300,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations to help fund repairs to the Quidnick Reservoir dam at Camp Westwood. more
The Ocean State again fell into the “building equality” category in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual index that assesses the status of state legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality across the nation. more
(Updated 10:57 a.m.) The van Beuren Charitable Foundation awarded 72 grants totaling $4.5 million in 2015 to improve the quality of life and place in Newport County. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
Mary Flynn, a research dietician at The Miriam Hospital, talks with Providence Business News about the results of research she did in collaboration with The Rhode Island Community Food Bank that demonstrates the health benefits of an economical, plant-based, extra-virgin olive oil diet. more
The poisoning of the public water supply in Flint, Mich., has been a disaster in many ways unique to that city. more
The dramatic rise in health care and health insurance costs is an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to provide comprehensive and meaningful benefits. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, employees' share of premium costs has risen 3 … more
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Old Colony Elder Services donated more than 300 nonperishable food items to charities in the area after the holidays. more
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