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Social Welfare
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Mechanics Cooperative Bank donated $25,000 to local nonprofits through its second annual “Let’s Keep It Local! Community Grant Program!” more
Citizens Bank awarded Coventry resident Christina Roberts with its 2016 Credo Champion for Community Award because of her commitment to the local community. more
Sixty youth literacy kits and no-sew fleece blankets were donated by employees of BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance Agency through the United Way of Rhode Island as part of the companies’ workplace giving campaign. more
Since April, a partnership between Southcoast Health and the United Way of Greater New Bedford’s Hunger Commission has facilitated the donation of hundreds of gallons of frozen soup to those in need. more
Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. more
In the first such partnership in Rhode Island, Roger Williams University has paired with the Gateway to College Nation Network, which offers a graduation track to high school dropouts while also laying out steps to attain an associates degree, according to a Tuesday release by the university. more
Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
At Butler Hospital’s fundraiser, A Gallery Affair, Butler’s President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Lawrence Price presented awards to two community members, Dr. Robert J. Westlake and G. Wayne Miller, for their contributions to the hospital and mental health in Rhode Island. more
The dramatic rise in health care and health insurance costs is an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to provide comprehensive and meaningful benefits. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, employees' share of premium costs has risen 3 … more
Rhode Island is the 22nd best state to retire, according to Bankrate.com, based on cost of living, crime rate, health care quality, state and local tax burden, personal well-being for seniors and weather. more
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