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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
U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin joined volunteers from Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, Team Rubicon and the Home Depot Foundation in celebrating recently the help the organizations gave in replacing a roof at the home of Emile Johnson, a Vietnam War veteran. more
The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
Lead paint renovation training is available in December for contractors, do-it-yourself landlords and homeowners, and anyone else who plans to remove paint on houses, schools or daycare facilities applied before 1978. more
Bridge Technical Talent recycled more than three tons of electronic waste in April, raising $856 in donations for the Providence Center School and the Providence After School Alliance program. more
The Red Sox Foundation donated $10,000 to Children’s Friend at a recent Fenway Park ballgame as fans named the nonprofit their favorite charity. more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State of Cranston has relocated its Westerly Donation Drop-Off Center in Westerly. more
Chairman of Newport Partnership For Families discusses his work to spearhead a redevelopment plan for the nonprofit. more
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