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Advocacy
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Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) A day after a debate between homeless advocates and business leaders about panhandlers downtown, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a plan to launch a day center to connect individuals to community resources as well as a new way to donate to the homeless. more
The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
"Everybody in the state is touched by a nonprofit," said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the state's largest funder, when asked about the state of the sector over the past three decades. That said, even … more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) The Women’s Center of Rhode Island on Friday will dissolve as an organization, and its programs and services will merge into Crossroads Rhode Island where they will be known as the Domestic Violence Program of Crossroads Rhode Island. more
What's the best career advice you've received? My aunt once told me never to be "caught by the golden handcuffs." I've considered that in all of the positions I've taken. She taught me not to let money be the only objective when looking for a … more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
What three words best describe your staff? Diverse, welcoming, compassionate. What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? Flextime. How do you encourage employee engagement? Monthly … more
When I was 12 years old, my 16-year-old sister died in a car accident. Losing my sister was unequivocally devastating. The tragedy's full impact took many years to be felt, but it has shaped me into exactly who I am today. I live my life in … more
The Rhode Island-based branch of Operation Stand Down hosted its first Boots on the Ground Memorial last weekend as the nation marked Memorial Day. more
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