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Social Welfare
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Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
At its ninth annual gala, held at the Hyatt Regency in Newport on June 4, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State raised a record $123,000 to support its mentorship of area youth. more
In support of the 2016 American Cancer Society’s annual Pedal to End Cancer event, the Total Fitness Clubs team raised $59,800 and was the top fundraising group in New England. more
The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless and Social Finance will receive nearly $1.3 million in new federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Pay for Success Permanent Supportive Housing Demonstration Program. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday more than $1.98 million in grants to Rhode Island Housing to renew support for the Sunrise Project and New Transitions programs, which assist low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. more
Andrew Bramson has been named the new president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2016, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday. more
The Providence and North Providence housing authorities will share $102,745 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue their work to end veteran homelessness. more
Forty organizations serving the needs of Newport County residents will share $259,000 from the Rhode Island Foundation’s Newport County Fund, the organization said Thursday. more
The Rhode Island branch of the Junior League will host its 24th annual Pizzuti Open Golf Tournament at the Pawtucket Country Club on July 29 to benefit the American Cancer Society. more
The fourth annual Rocky Point Run & Walk, hosted by the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and presented by CVS Health Charity Classic, was held on June 25. more
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