Updated July 26 at 10:26am
Advocacy
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Rhode Island’s attorney general is warning consumers against an “aggressive scam” targeting the state’s older population involving fraudulent sweepstakes. more
Paul Fitzgerald, president and CEO of AIDS Care Ocean State, is the recipient of the inaugural “Hope Harris Memorial Award,” which recognizes a person or organization for dedication to the fight against HIV/AIDS. He talks about the need for continued outreach to reduce the rate of new infections. more
Citizens Financial Group has donated $12,500 to Meeting Street’s 40th annual telethon, scheduled for Jan. 30. more
Rachel Flum has been named executive director of the nonprofit Economic Progress Institute, replacing Kate Brewster, who is leaving to lead the Jonnycake Center in South Kingstown’s Peace Dale section. more
In the spirit of holiday giving, RIPTA, Whole Foods, Shore’s Market and iHeart Radio are asking the public to participate in the “Stuff a Bus!” food drive. more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
MALCOLM FARMER III will receive Family Service of Rhode Island's Brighter Futures Award during a luncheon on Oct. 20. Farmer is an attorney and partner at Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP. When Farmer was a young lawyer in 1965, he left Hinckley Allen to … more
In response to increased need, Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently expanded its pediatric psychiatric treatment services in its collaborative venture with Bradley Hospital. more
Zachary Librizzi, a 17-year-old senior from Warwick who attends Saint Raphael Academy, is one of tens of thousands of children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. However, with the help of his father, Librizzi hosts an annual golf tournament to help raise funds for the Rhode Island branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Eighteen months after his younger sister, Ava, was also diagnosed with the disease, Librizzi talks about his passion to help others. more
Jennifer Zanni is the founder and president of the Endometriosis Foundation of Rhode Island, a 6-year-old nonprofit based in Lincoln. She has worked for CVS Health since 2006, most recently as a human resources senior consultant. Her personal struggles with the disease led to founding the nonprofit. Here she discusses its mission and outreach efforts. more
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