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Social Welfare
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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
The Ocean State again fell into the “building equality” category in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual index that assesses the status of state legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality across the nation. more
PROVIDENCE – The state has reached a final agreement with SEIU District 1199 New England regarding family child care providers who are a part of Rhode Island's Child Care Assistance Program, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced this month. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $17.2 million in grants to fund dozens of programs throughout Rhode Island in the first half of 2015 – the highest amount in recent years. Dozens of nonprofits received grants through … more
The Aquidneck Land Trust raised $215,000 for conservation efforts and celebrated 25 years on July 25 at its 2015 Annual Fiesta Verde. more
Executive director of the Providence Rescue Mission discusses the role of the nonprofit in helping those in need. more
Nearly 100 golfers helped the Providence Children’s Museum raise a record $51,000 at its 32nd annual Allen H. Chatterton Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament in early August. more
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