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Social Welfare
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The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $295,378 in funding to eight local organizations through its RIGHA Foundation Fund on Friday. more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
Rhode Island Public Radio and WPRI-TV CBS 12 received regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced recently by the Radio Television Digital News Association. more
Rhode Island ranks 22nd on a list of the most racially integrated states and 21st on another list of states that have made the most racial progress. more
A Rhode Island native, Shandi Hanna graduated from Rhode Island College with a bachelor’s degree in social work and worked in that field for 10 years. Now she is the Rhode Island community engagement manager at LaunchCode, a St. Louis, Mo.-based nonprofit that helps place people in technology-centric jobs. more
The Top 5 list of Nonprofit Social Service & Advocacy Organizations, ranked by revenue. more
Ken Rahn, pitmaster and owner of Bringeth the Meat BBQ, is headed to the grill to give back to Women & Infants Hospital. In 2016, Rahn plans to donate each quarter two percent of Bringeth the Meat BBQ’s sales to the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. more
The South County Hospital Auxiliary is accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship. The scholarship supports continuing education or job training in clinical health care fields among men and women with limited financial or educational opportunities. more
Mary Flynn, a research dietician at The Miriam Hospital, talks with Providence Business News about the results of research she did in collaboration with The Rhode Island Community Food Bank that demonstrates the health benefits of an economical, plant-based, extra-virgin olive oil diet. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
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