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Since April, a partnership between Southcoast Health and the United Way of Greater New Bedford’s Hunger Commission has facilitated the donation of hundreds of gallons of frozen soup to those in need. more
The Alzheimer’s Association will serve as a national partner for the PBS documentary “Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts,” which will premiere Jan 25 at 10 p.m. local time. more
Joan Kwiatkowski is chief executive officer of CareLink Inc., a nonprofit health management services organization, and of PACE-RI, the state’s only nonprofit health plan that serves frail elderly individuals who wish to age in place but need assistance to do so. more
PROVIDENCE – Amos House, Crossroads Rhode Island and The Providence Center will share more than $350,000 to increase social services outreach in Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park, the Rhode Island Foundation said Nov. 7. Amos House will … more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Why did you select your profession? I want to make an impact in my community by helping others. The nature of the work means every day is different but just as fulfilling as the one before. What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? … more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
It seems fairly straightforward to galvanize organizations that share a similar mission – in our case, ending domestic violence in Rhode Island. However, in my 20 years serving as executive director of the R.I. Coalition Against Domestic Violence, … more
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