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Social Welfare
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Packaging 2.0 President Michael Brown was running a social enterprise before he even identified with the term – generally, a nonprofit or for-profit venture with dual goals of being successful in business and generating positive social impact. more
United Way of Rhode Island is seeking applicants for funding for its Merger and Shared Services Fund. more
President of the Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. talks about resources to support people who age out of foster care. more
Amos House President and CEO Eileen Hayes this week kicked off the public phase of a $6 million capital campaign to build a new, three-level community center. more
WJAR-TV NBC 10 news anchor and reporter Mario Hilario is serving as chairman for the AIDS Project Rhode Island’s Dining Out for Life fundraiser. more
Rhode Island saw 1,468 foreclosures for single-family and multifamily homes in 2013, a 10.2 percent decline from 1,634 foreclosures the previous year, affordable homes coalition HousingWorks RI reported Friday. Overall, 22 Rhode Island cities and towns saw foreclosures decline last year, while 12 municipalities and Providence’s East Side saw foreclosures increase and five saw no change. more
Modeled on a traditional library, a human library consists of “human books” – real people who have volunteered to tell their personal stories and to answer questions about life experiences. more
Asian and Hispanic children in Rhode Island scored among the lowest in the country in a national study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation measuring how children of different racial and ethnic backgrounds compare on key educational and developmental milestones. more
Nadeau Corp. Construction Engineering & Development has recently teamed up with the Roger Williams University Career Center to provide students with externship programs in the engineering field and give students the opportunity to job shadow with the company’s CEO and other employees at the company. more
The United Regional Young Professionals Organization recently completed an end-of-year fundraising campaign alongside Project Smile resulting in the donation of $75, collection of several boxes full of stuffed animals and increased awareness for Project Smile’s efforts. more
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