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Social Welfare
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A Panera Bread holiday gift drive collected gifts for 110 children in 47 families for Children’s Friend. more
The VNA of Care New England raised nearly $50,000 at its “Evening of Fire & Ice” at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center in Providence in December. more
A man diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease three years ago raised more than $29,000 through the “gofundme” website as 2015 wound to a close. more
South County Habitat for Humanity opened its newest house, the Faith Build Home, to volunteers, supporters and members of the local community, and the home’s recipient, the Mancini family, planned to move in by Christmas. 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
Businesses big and small across the Ocean State each year find ways to help those less fortunate during the holidays. From CVS Health Corp., which has been supporting the Woonsocket Adopt-A-Family program for more than 10 years, to Blue … more
The Southcoast Health Patient and Family Advisory Council, which provides a platform for improved communication between patients, families and staff and serves as an advisory resource to administration and trustees, is seeking new members. more
Carole Corriveau became the new director of philanthropy at Sail Newport in late November. Her job is to bolster the nonprofit organization's future growth and philanthropic programs. Here, she discusses her new role. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed will address the 2016 election results, and its impact on national and local policy, at the LISC Breakfast Forum on Dec. 9. more
Dan Santos has worked in the museum field for 15 years, serving in positions responsible for historic site management, museum education and visitor services. He is currently the regional site manager for southern New England at Historic New England. more
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