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Social Welfare
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The holidays can be defined as a time that celebrates generosity of spirit. With that in mind, this week's cover story tells the tales of seven "secret Santas," people who have taken it upon themselves to help bring a little joy into the lives of … more
An estimated 212,590 volunteers contributed 21.1 million hours of service in Rhode Island in 2014, according to a national report, Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, released last week. That's an 8.8 percent increase in the number of … more
Fellowship Health Resources Inc. raised $75,000 at its 40th anniversary celebration in early November at Roger Williams Park Casino. more
Rhode Island volunteers gave 21.1 million hours of service in 2014, according to data from Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, the nonprofit Serve Rhode Island reported. more
MICHAEL CAREY is director of the The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. The center recently was awarded a $146K grant to study whether meditation over a telephone is effective in reducing the effects … more
IGT employees participated in a variety of charitable initiatives throughout the end of November and beginning of December as part of its annual Holiday Giving Campaign. more
The University of Rhode Island Police Department in mid-December filled nine cruisers – seven more than expected – with 3,000 toys for families at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. more
A Providence elementary school has received $20,000 to put toward student health from the National Football League, Rhode Island dairy farm families and the New England Patriots. 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
Mechanics Cooperative Bank has donated $6,000 to local fuel assistance programs and food banks in the region. more
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