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Social Welfare
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The U.S. divorce rate has fallen for the third consecutive year, to its lowest level in more than 35 years, according to data released Thursday. 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
Through donations collected in stores throughout Rhode Island, and select locations in Connecticut and southeastern Massachusetts, Ocean State Job Lot donated $47,429 to The Station Fire Memorial Fund. more
Harbor Lights, a dining and event venue on Warwick Neck, announced it will host the first annual Fall Wine & Craft Beer Tasting to benefit its October charity partner, Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. more
The Rhode Island chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network will host its third annual breakfast meeting on Oct. 14 to convene thought leaders, medical professionals and cancer survivors from across the state to address the need for increased funding of cancer research. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Coastal Medical, a primary care Accountable Care Organization that treats 120,000 patients, will pilot the “Choosing Wisely” campaign in three of its 20 offices in Rhode Island to encourage more effective communications between patients and clinicians regarding appropriate test and treatment options, according to a recent Coastal Medical statement. more
About 18 months ago Tufts Health Plan, which provides health insurance to 1 million customers in New England, was surprised by demographic news that appeared to portend opportunity. A survey by the company found that Tufts' customer group … more
1 Congratulations on the new Lucy's Hearth home. Can you tell our readers a little bit about it? Lucy's Hearth is an emergency shelter for women and children that has been operating for 32 years from a leased convent. Last year, we … more
Fidelity Charitable reported this week that during the first nine months of 2016, $2.3 billion in grants were recommended by donors, a 15 percent increase over last year. more
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