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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
Arpin Group has joined forces with the national nonprofit Move for Hunger to help customers donate their food to local food pantries. more
Amica Insurance and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island collected more than 21,000 food items during Gobble Games 2015, a charitable giving initiative to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
Project Sweet Peas, a national nonprofit whose volunteers support infants in intensive care, recently donated five Mamaroo swing sets for infants to the Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England Hospital. more
Farm Fresh Rhode Island is providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) customers with an additional $2 for every $5 they spend for fresh produce at each of its seven summertime farmers markets through the Bonus Bucks program. more
Public health in the U.S. has come a long way from the 1960s, when almost half of adults were still smoking. Today that rate is 14.9 percent. The problem is, that's still far too high. Bolder steps to prevent and reduce tobacco addiction are needed … more
United Way of Rhode Island is partnering with the Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island in an effort to expand local philanthropy. more
The city’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, in partnership with Rhode Island LISC, received a $300,000 grant from ArtPlace America through its 2015 national grants program, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said this week. 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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