Updated October 23 at 12:30am
Social Welfare
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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
College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program is hosting a symposium, “Educating the Current and Formerly Incarcerated,” to discuss successful offender re-entry partnerships in Rhode Island. more
Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the largest and most comprehensive funder of nonprofits in Rhode Island, is no "caretaker" CEO. Under his direction, the foundation has become a proactive force in and for the … more
Team members of Price Rite Supermarkets presented a check for $52,190 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank after raising the funds in the annual Check Out Hunger campaign. more
The sixth annual Big Toast fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will take place Oct. 6 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. David Dadekian, owner and founder of Eat Drink Rhode Island, will return as honorary chairperson. more
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Corp. of Massachusetts and PURE Insurance raised over $5,000 during their VIP Reception at the Boston Winery in Dorchester. more
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