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The number of persons experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island on a single night in January rose by 4.4 percent over the year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
The Champlin Foundations has given the Community College of Rhode Island a $300,000 grant toward its $893,000 campaign to establish an interactive learning center for health science students on its Flanagan campus in Lincoln, according to a release by the college on Thursday. more
The all-volunteer United Way of Rhode Island’s Women’s Leadership Council has pledged to match all donations to Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, up to $50,000, until Dec. 31. more
Rhode Island ranked third in the nation for most improved broadband affordability from 2015 to 2016, behind only South Dakota and Nevada, according to the second annual “State of the States” report on the state of broadband connectivity in America’s schools. more
For every five new followers to the Summer Infant Born Free or SwaddleMe Facebook or Instagram platforms, the 2016 Sharing is Caring Social Charity Drive, a collaboration between Summer Infant and Good+ Foundation, will provide baby care items to low-income families this holiday season. more
The R.I. Good Neighbor Energy Fund kicked off its 31st annual “Warm Thy Neighbor” campaign last week. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
The Childhood Lead Action Project will present its 2016 awards to seven recipients on Thursday, Nov. 17 during its 24th anniversary celebration. more
The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and Elite Physical Therapy are working together to provide education and services to help people impacted by breast cancer. more
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