Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
Social Welfare
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The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded the Community Care Alliance a $70,000 grant to expand its psychiatric hospital diversion services at the Landmark Medical Center. more
Chairwoman of the board of directors of Girls Rock! Rhode Island discusses the nonprofit’s growth and distinct culture. more
Actress Viola Davis has donated $1,500 to the Segue Institute for Learning to support the charter school’s creation of a Martin Luther King Day mural. more
The Panera Bread outlet at 5 New London Ave. is holding a special Raise the Dough fundraiser on Feb. 2 to benefit Benjamin McDermott’s “mobility ride.” more
Watertree Health and Make-A-Wish America will distribute donations to Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island, one of the 61 Make-A-Wish chapters nationwide, as part of an evolving national alliance. more
Nearly 150 people charged into the frigid waters of Narragansett Bay on New Year’s Day, raising more than $7,500 for the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership. more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank recently donated $5,000 to support the Masonic Angel Fund at the King David Lodge in Taunton. more
A new study says that taxpayers in the lowest-income bracket in Rhode Island can expect to pay nearly twice as much of their income toward state and local taxes as the wealthiest 1 percent. more
Rhode Island was recognized for marriage equality and passage of basic non-discrimination and hate crimes laws, but still has work to do, according to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
The R.I. Public Transit Authority will honor Rosa Parks, the African-American woman who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, today by participating in a re-enactment of the event that happened 59 years ago in Montgomery, Ala. more
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