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Social Welfare
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Post-traumatic stress disorder remains a difficult, urgent and prevalent problem among combat veterans, but millions of nonveterans also experience the condition. A new study in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry finds that, compared to what the Veterans Administration and Defense Department offer, treatment resources for nonveterans are much less cohesive and helpful. more
On Feb. 1, Save The Bay will host the final Teachers in Action Showcase in its three-year partnership with Providence public schools. more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar started ShapeUp Rhode Island a decade ago while he was in medical school at Brown University. During that time, its goal – promoting healthier lifestyles – engaged individuals, groups and employers, especially with its online, … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. Feel good … more
Following a national search, the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England's Board of Directors has named Pam J. Hyland as the organization’s CEO. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island families will have access to a multistate consortium to invest money for disability-related expenses, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced on April 12. The consortium will manage a tax-advantaged investment … more
Providence College on Wednesday announced the receipt of a $1 million gift from the estate of Leo Caiafa Jr. to help renovate and expand the school’s science complex, the first major gift made toward the multi-year project, and create the Lucille and Leo Caiafa Jr. Center for Psychological Sciences. more
Children’s toy company Hasbro Inc. was named the No. 1 community-minded company in the consumer discretionary industry in the Civic 50 report released Tuesday by Points of Light. more
Old Colony Habitat for Humanity, which serves Bristol and Norfolk counties, will open a new ReStore site at 9 Washington St., Attleboro. The opening is scheduled for Feb. 20. more
"We are not like previous generations," Kevin McGovern said, when asked what nonprofits should expect from the rising generation of young adults. "We want to be a part of the solution, not just viewed as a donor; we want our voice and opinions heard … more
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