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Social Welfare
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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
Verizon Wireless recently donated $10,000 to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence of Warwick. more
CVS Health has contributed a $20,000 grant to Westbay Community Action to support the Rhode Island Vet Corps. more
Seasons Corner Market has donated $50,000 to the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation to put toward the Foundation’s use of its Hope Bus. more
Day One, an organization dedicated to dealing with sexual assault as a community concern, has received a $50,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to combat child sex trafficking. more
Power of the purse, Gift of Hope Celebration and more. more
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