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Social Welfare
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Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.2 million for affordable-housing initiatives for families with low incomes and emergency shelters and services for the homeless in two Rhode Island communities. … more
The second annual Fogarty Foundation Golf Invitational has raised more than $115,000 for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, supporting new grant awards in 2016. more
Dunkin’ Donuts’ Iced Coffee Day recently generated $160,000 in funds for Hasbro Children’s Hospital. more
Collette Cares, Collette’s philanthropic arm, has launched a program in Rhode Island entitled Learning Explorers to improve youth literacy in the state. more
IYRS gala, Save The Bay Swim and more. more
Elliot Kaminitz Father’s Day, Au Courant and more. more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
Misty Delgado left corporate employment to become a fellow at the Center for Justice, a new, independent nonprofit dedicated to public-interest law and helping people on low incomes get legal representation. Delgado's clients include a … more
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