Updated September 27 at 3:27pm
Social Welfare
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More than 500 swimmers participated in the seventh annual Swim Across America fundraising swim at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett earlier this month. Collectively, they raised more than $158,000 for cancer research at Women & Infants Hospital. more
Rhode Island for Community Justice will hold its annual fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Providence Biltmore. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island executive vice president discusses Blue across Rhode Island and the company’s philanthropic efforts. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will celebrate the fifth annual Blue across Rhode Island on Friday, Sept. 23, by lending its support to 13 community organizations across the state in their annual companywide, employee volunteer day. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
The Sojourner House, a domestic violence agency serving Providence and northern Rhode Island, announced Wednesday it has expanded its mission to include and serve the needs of victims of sexual assault. more
The latest figures for diversity produced by the U.S. Department of Education reveal that 55 percent of the student body at the Rhode Island School of Design come from minority groups, the highest amount of any Rhode Island-based educational institution. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
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