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A $20,000 Verizon Innovate grant has been awarded to the Providence Career and Technical Academy’s pre-engineering program. more
Providence Community Health Centers annual golf benefit, Center for Mediation fundraiser and more. more
NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
Karen A. Santilli has been named president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest provider of services to the homeless. more
President of the Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. talks about resources to support people who age out of foster care. more
National Grid and retailers recently helped increase breast cancer awareness in support of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, raising $4,788 through the sale of energy efficient light bulbs. more
The game show “Wheel of Fortune” donated $10,000 to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in March. more
The van Beuren Charitable Foundation has awarded 80 grants, totaling $4.7 million, to Newport and Rhode Island organizations that improve the quality of life in Newport County. more
Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour could help more than 89,300 Rhode Islanders and 453,100 Bay Staters make ends meet, according to a state-by-state analysis released by the White House last week. more
Rhode Island had the highest child poverty rate in New England in 2013 at 21.5 percent, with Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket having the highest rates in the state, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
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