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Social Welfare
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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
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
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
The Rhode Island Foundation said nonprofits serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 18 to apply for more than $250,000 in grants. more
Sailor, surfer and part-time ski instructor in Aspen, Colo., Clive Bridgham is going to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – but not as an athlete. Rather, the sports medicine chiropractic physician, who maintains a solo practice in Barrington, will volunteer in the Olympic Village’s Polyclinic, as a medical volunteer treating athletes before and during the Olympic Games. more
Sheri L. Pizzi become president of the Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island in September 2015 for a two-year term. She has been a member of the society for 18 years and has served on its board of directors for more than a decade. Here, she describes the value of and challenges to the nonprofit. more
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