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Social Welfare
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Hundreds of thousands of people have already discovered one of Rhode Island's well-known gems: WaterFire. The Providence nonprofit's celebration of art, culture and community lights up the downtown several evenings throughout the year and … more
Over the past three years the board and staff of Crossroads Rhode Island have engineered a massive overhaul of the organization's mission and methods, and in the process, created permanent housing for some of the state's most needy people. … more
There's no question that the holiday season is one of opulence and over-spending. Retailers rake in billions of dollars, with just a month-and-a-half representing nearly 20 percent of their annual sales, according to economists. But in the … more
Organization: The Association for Healthcare Human Resources Administration of Rhode Island Mission: The mission of the association is to support the continued development of effective human resource professionals in health care, promote … more
Bank Rhode Island branches across the state have been collecting gifts for local children for three weeks as part of its 19th annual Holiday Giving Tree campaign, and this year have outdone themselves, amassing more than 1,200 gifts to distribute to Rhode Island children in need. more
Although their backgrounds are diverse and the reasons for their arrival in Providence varied, the nonprofit Beautiful Day has learned that refugees all have a common motivation: a job to support their family. "Refugees need jobs," said … more
A $75,000 startup grant was awarded to Graduate! Rhode Island by the United Way of Rhode Island in mid-November in conjunction with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to increase the number of Rhode Island residents with college degrees to 70 percent by 2025. more
During a fundraising gala at the Newport Marriott, in celebration of its 30th anniversary serving Rhode Islanders, RE/MAX in Rhode Island raised more than $16,000 in support of Hasbro Children’s Hospital as well as Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Hasbro Children’s Hospital is a partner. more
From now until Jan. 2, The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House will be decorated from top to toe in the spirit of the holiday season. more
Don Wolfe is the executive director of McAuley Ministries, which includes McAuley House, McAuley Village, McAuley Village Child Care Learning Center and The Warde-robe. more
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