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Social Welfare
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Collette Cares, the philanthropic arm of Pawtucket-based travel tourism company Collette, has launched its first Rhode Island signature program by awarding Children’s Friend its signature literacy grant, which focuses on youth literacy in the Ocean State. more
The city has opened a free water park, an outdoor play space at Joslin Recreation Center that is designed to be open year-round, and is accessible to children and adults. more
Citizens Financial Group Inc. last week announced a partnership with the National Adoption Foundation to provide financing to families planning to adopt children. more
Team members of Price Rite Supermarkets presented a check for $52,190 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank after raising the funds in the annual Check Out Hunger campaign. more
The sixth annual Big Toast fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will take place Oct. 6 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. David Dadekian, owner and founder of Eat Drink Rhode Island, will return as honorary chairperson. more
Rhode Island Housing recently opened a help center in Warwick to help homeowners in financial distress find alternatives to foreclosure. more
The 13th annual Edd Pedro Wiffle Ball Tournament to benefit the 1,000 children in Rhode Island who suffer from juvenile arthritis was held on Aug. 7 at Slater Memorial Park. more
One of Newport Storm Brewery’s latest releases is a barrel-aged double IPA to raise awareness of Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which struck former Newport Storm employee Bobby Forster in December 2014. more
Child & Family’s 150th anniversary celebration raised over $100,000 to help support its mission. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a rule change that would lower the department’s threshold of lead found in a child’s blood to that of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new reference level that has the potential to affect 2.9 million housing units built before 1978, when lead paint was banned. more
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