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Social Welfare
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Re/Max First Choice real estate agent Mark DeCosta recently thanked Hasbro Children’s Hospital by hosting his third annual block party fundraising event in his hometown in Coventry. more
Three members of the East Providence Fire Engine No. 4 recently surprised pre-K students and kindergarten students at Bay View Academy in East Providence with a lesson on fire safety. more
Tasha Evans, a Local Initiatives Support Corporation AmeriCorps Member, works at the Church Community Housing Corp. and the McKinney Cooperative Shelter in Newport, where she prepares residents who are homeless or have low incomes with job training and life skills. Since Evans began working at CCHC, she has helped more than 23 McKinney Cooperative Shelter occupants find jobs, which include local hotels and restaurants. Evans also developed the Craft for a Cause program. The program supplies CCHC residents with art supplies and St. Paul’s Thrift Shop also sells their creations, with proceeds coming directly back to the artists. more
Autism Project play, Taste of Newport benefit event and more. more
The Providence Jewelers Club Foundation has donated $3,209 to the Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island. more
Despite rain and cold, the Narragansett Council Boy Scouts of America collected more than 130,000 pounds of food at its 27th annual Scouting for Food Drive on Nov. 1. more
The bulk of the $65,000 raised in Lifecycle Inc.’s sixth annual Ride ’Round Rhody 2014 bike-a-thon this past summer is being donated to the Lifespan Comprehensive Cancer Centers. more
President and CEO of Amos House discusses the latest developments at the nonprofit more
The number of children in Rhode Island who are obese is leveling off or declining, according to a new report by Rhode Island Kids Count, although an urgency to address the issue remains. more
The Rhode Island Foundation’s endowment exceeds $730 million, but feeding the appetites of philanthropy is a constant exercise in relationship-building that leads to giving – an exercise two recent hires plan to help boost. more
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