Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Social Welfare
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Rhode Island was recognized for marriage equality and passage of basic non-discrimination and hate crimes laws, but still has work to do, according to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
The Westerly Community Credit Union has raised $7,725 through employees’ participation in “dress-down days” over the past year and donated it to local charities. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded the Community Care Alliance a $70,000 grant to expand its psychiatric hospital diversion services at the Landmark Medical Center. more
The Panera Bread outlet at 5 New London Ave. is holding a special Raise the Dough fundraiser on Feb. 2 to benefit Benjamin McDermott’s “mobility ride.” more
Executive director of the Coggeshall Farm Museum discusses her vision to invigorate the museum’s programs and presence. more
Meeting Street telethon, Have a Heart cocktail party and more. more
Watertree Health and Make-A-Wish America will distribute donations to Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island, one of the 61 Make-A-Wish chapters nationwide, as part of an evolving national alliance. more
Rhode Island had the highest child poverty rate in New England in 2013 at 21.5 percent, with Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket having the highest rates in the state, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
Bank of America Corp. awarded six Rhode Island nonprofits $270,000 to support services related to basic human needs, including hunger relief, shelter, educational and social services. more
Nearly 150 people charged into the frigid waters of Narragansett Bay on New Year’s Day, raising more than $7,500 for the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership. more
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