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(Updated 11:58 a.m.) Rhode Island is the least charitable state in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
“Housing Is Health,” Crossroads Rhode Island’s fifth annual report on homelessness, focuses on the links between homelessness and health care. more
The Champlin Foundations awarded Rhode Island College $375,000 to renovate a biology lab and nearby preparatory rooms in the Fogarty Life Science Building. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $2.7 million in grants from its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island to improve the quality and affordability of health care in Rhode Island. more
The Sojourner House Masquerade Ball has raised more than $50,000 to support survivors of domestic violence in Rhode Island. more
Jean Johnson, executive director and founder of House of Hope Community Development Corp. since 1989, advocates for Rhode Island’s homeless. more
Updated 2:30 p.m. Despite recent signs of an improved economy, one in eight Rhode Island households lacks adequate food, according to the 2015 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is launching a statewide Buy Local campaign Nov. 24, four days ahead of Small Business Saturday. more
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