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Social Welfare
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Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
Working with hundreds of community partners across the region, Southcoast Health invested $22 million in community benefits in its fiscal 2014, according to its most recent report filed annually with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office. more
The Ocean State ranked 14th in the country this year in overall health, improving one spot from 2014, according to the annual America’s Health Rankings Report released Thursday by United Health Foundation. more
Arizona may have displaced Rhode Island as the least charitable state, but the Ocean State remains in the bottom 10 on WalletHub’s annual list. more
Rhode Island remained 48th nationally on the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity’s monthly Jobs & Opportunity Index report in October, and again is the last state in New England on the economic index. more
The sixth annual Masquerade Ball hosted by Sojourner House has raised more than $75,000 in support of the organization’s mission to aid victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. more
Amos House, Crossroads Rhode Island and The Providence Center will share more than $350,000 to increase social services outreach in Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park, the Rhode Island Foundation said Monday. more
Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday launched a new campaign - part of his One Providence Initiative - to bring issues related to immigration, racism and criminal justice to the forefront of public discussion leading up to the January inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. more
Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently provided a $5 million investment in new markets and historic tax credits to help the nonprofit WaterFire rehabilitate a warehouse in the Valley neighborhood. more
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