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Social Welfare
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Furthering its campaign to get people riding bikes and keep unused cycles out of the river, the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council is opening the Red Shed Bike Shop, which will provide low-cost bikes and repairs, rentals and a summer camp for area youth. more
In connection with the upcoming British Motorcar Festival, Michael and Brenda Gorman, owners of Gorman Clocks, are raffling an 89th anniversary edition Howard Miller clock to benefit ExploreBristol’s community programs. more
The domestic violence awareness agency Sojourner House accepted the second of two matching $50,000 donations from the New England Patriots Community Foundation from former player Andre Tippett on May 18. more
For the past 20 years, Jonny Skye has worked with children and families in a variety of capacities. She has experience as a teacher, administrator, program director, researcher and educational equity policy maker, the bulk of which was completed in Providence. Now the executive director of Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education, Skye has come to like working in the nonprofit sector, calling it a “fascinating experience.” more
Rhode Island will receive $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs for the hungry and homeless, the state’s federal delegation announced Thursday. more
Rhode Island rentals have become unaffordable to many working residents, a national report released on Wednesday concluded, with the Ocean State characterized as among the top 20 most-expensive states in the United States. more
Those basement-dwelling millennials are at it again. more
More than 1,600 state employees last year raised $431,887 for 549 nonprofit charities and organizations across the Ocean State as part of the annual State Employee Charitable Appeal campaign, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Monday. more
Rhode Island residents who are 65 and older have a median annual income that’s 56 percent of the median annual income earned by the state’s 45-64 year-olds, the ninth-largest gap in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. more
Providence is one of 50 cities in the nation taking part in “Invest Health,” an 18-month initiative to improve health in low-income neighborhoods. more
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