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Social Welfare
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Social Enterprise Greenhouse – a social venture itself – may be explained best as the fuel for other startup efforts that promote positive change in Rhode Island and beyond. And while there are other organizations helping social entrepreneurs, SEG is the only one of its kind in Rhode Island. more
One in seven Rhode Island households cannot afford adequate food, according to a report released recently by the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
Family Service of Rhode Island will present R.I. Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed with the nonprofit’s 2014 Brighter Futures Award on Oct. 30. more
The Grainger Foundation has donated $5,000 to the New England Institute of Technology to support of hands-on technical education at the college. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 Cox Technology Center to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on Nov. 12. more
Amos House broke ground on its new four-story building on Dec. 1, a $6 million project. more
Power of the purse, Gift of Hope Celebration and more. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
As many as 89,300 Rhode Islanders could be affected by an increase of the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour, according to a fact sheet released by the White House on Wednesday. more
At 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday mornings, Citizens Bank Equity Analyst Gail Gavin is in the cafeteria at Winman Junior High School in Warwick having a morning snack and chatting about homework or clothes or maybe boys with three 8th grade girls. Some mornings they play games. It looks like, and is, a casual get-together – but it’s also much more. more
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