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Social Welfare
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Today’s discussion involves a visit to the here-we-go-again files. The website Cafe Hayek, in a post titled “Most Ordinary Americans in 2016 Are Richer Than Was John D. Rockefeller in 1916,” asks a seemingly simple question: What is the minimum amount of money that you would demand in exchange for going back to live as John D. Rockefeller did in 1916? more
Zachary Librizzi, 17, of Warwick, and Sarah Coutu, 12, of Pawtucket, have been named Rhode Island’s top youth volunteers of 2016 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. more
Another list, another poor showing for Providence. Apartment List, an online rental marketplace, gave Providence a grade of D on its list of the “Best Cities for Young Families.” more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc.’s 12th annual Toys for Tots and Navy Caring and Sharing Breakfast raised $3,500 for the Navy program and collected 600 toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. more
Why did you select your profession? I knew I wanted to work in providing a safe space for children who didn't have the support to help them through life's challenges. Breaking the chains of abuse, oppression and injustice is part of my job and in my … more
Why did you select your profession? Watching children make progress and seeing the look on their parents' faces when their child achieved something was the most rewarding a job could ever be for me. What's the best career advice you've … more
Rebecca Book, 2016 immediate past president of the YMCA of Pawtucket board of directors, received the 2015 Spirit Award at the YMCA of Pawtucket's 126th annual meeting. Book was presented with the award in recognition of her dedication and … more
Visiting Nurse Services announced that the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy has received a $78,000 grant from van Beuren Charitable Foundation to expand the PharmD Resident program of home care pharmacist services on the VNS home care team. more
Southcoast Health System, a nonprofit community-based health care provider, seeks requests for proposals to fund innovative and proven projects to benefit communities in southeastern Massachusetts and the East Bay of Rhode Island. more
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