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Social Welfare
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(Updated 11:17 a.m.) A ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for Amos House’s new $6 million building will take place on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a tour of the facilities at 460 Pine St. more
Some good news for Rhode Islanders – they live in the fourth-safest state in America. more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
Relief efforts and social giving efforts, such as charity walks, help motivate donations, according to the 2016 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report released Thursday. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s new integrated care initiative has helped reduce the number of members living in nursing homes and emergency room visits by 11 percent each and hospitalizations by 6 percent. more
Rhode Island will receive $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs for the hungry and homeless, the state’s federal delegation announced Thursday. more
Rhode Island rentals have become unaffordable to many working residents, a national report released on Wednesday concluded, with the Ocean State characterized as among the top 20 most-expensive states in the United States. more
Those basement-dwelling millennials are at it again. more
More than 1,600 state employees last year raised $431,887 for 549 nonprofit charities and organizations across the Ocean State as part of the annual State Employee Charitable Appeal campaign, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Monday. more
Rhode Island residents who are 65 and older have a median annual income that’s 56 percent of the median annual income earned by the state’s 45-64 year-olds, the ninth-largest gap in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. more
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