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PROVIDENCE – The state Senate passed legislation March 31 designed to curtail the theft of wages from employees by unscrupulous employers. The measures offer employees improved methods for collecting unpaid wages, The Valley Breeze reported. … more
A $75,000 startup grant was awarded to Graduate! Rhode Island by the United Way of Rhode Island in mid-November in conjunction with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to increase the number of Rhode Island residents with college degrees to 70 percent by 2025. more
During a fundraising gala at the Newport Marriott, in celebration of its 30th anniversary serving Rhode Islanders, RE/MAX in Rhode Island raised more than $16,000 in support of Hasbro Children’s Hospital as well as Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Hasbro Children’s Hospital is a partner. more
The Southcoast Health Patient and Family Advisory Council, which provides a platform for improved communication between patients, families and staff and serves as an advisory resource to administration and trustees, is seeking new members. more
Don Wolfe is the executive director of McAuley Ministries, which includes McAuley House, McAuley Village, McAuley Village Child Care Learning Center and The Warde-robe. more
Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bristol County Savings Bank, awarded $32,500 in grants to six Pawtucket-area nonprofits. more
Rhode Island College’s Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities announced that $12,081 in 2016 Access for All Abilities mini grants will be awarded to five organizations across Rhode Island. more
As part of the first stage of its three-year, $12 million grant initiative, United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $3.1 million in grant funding to 31 organizations to fund 41 programs throughout the state. more
Johnnie C. Chace joined the nonprofit Family Service of Rhode Island as its full-time director of philanthropy in September. Here she describes her new role and goals for the statewide human services and educational nonprofit. more
Harbor Lights, a dining and event venue on Warwick Neck, announced it will host the first annual Fall Wine & Craft Beer Tasting to benefit its October charity partner, Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. more
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