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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
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
Rhode Island has the sixth-highest smoking costs in the nation, according to a WalletHub study released Tuesday in light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. 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
Practicing attorney Wendy Taylor has been the executive director of the West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton since 2008. An aspiring author, she also has been a sitting member of her town’s Zoning Board of Review since 2010. Here she discusses the nonprofit’s direction and challenges. more
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