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Social Welfare
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A total of $27,000 in grants was awarded by the Lt. Jim Pagano Foundation to individuals and programs supporting character development, including youth sports organizations, over the first half of 2016, the organization announced in July. more
Collette Cares, the philanthropic arm of Pawtucket-based travel tourism company Collette, has launched its first Rhode Island signature program by awarding Children’s Friend its signature literacy grant, which focuses on youth literacy in the Ocean State. more
Alex and Ani LLC has committed to raising $2 million globally over two years to help UNICEF give children around the world brighter futures. more
The city has opened a free water park, an outdoor play space at Joslin Recreation Center that is designed to be open year-round, and is accessible to children and adults. more
Providence is 2016’s worst city to retire, according to WalletHub’s latest study released Monday. more
Rhode Island is one of the states with the narrowest racial divide, according to a recent report from 24/7 Wall St., which examined equality issues in all 50 states. more
From health care issues to housing problems, hundreds of nonprofits serving Rhode Islanders benefited from the $18.2 million the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded during the first half of 2016, the organization announced Friday. more
Citizens Financial Group Inc. last week announced a partnership with the National Adoption Foundation to provide financing to families planning to adopt children. more
The lack of a stable income and paying off debt are the top financial stressors in Rhode Island, according to a survey released Monday by GoBankingRates.com. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
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