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Social Welfare
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The Newport Festivals Foundation Inc. has received a $40,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to help underwrite the third day of music at the historic Newport Jazz Festival. more
A clinician-scientist and president of Brain In Play Nonprofit Foundation discusses the organization’s work, which includes preventing, healing and improving sports concussive injuries and degenerative brain diseases. more
Jennifer Barrera, program director of Lucy's Hearth, was named a winner of the Harlequin "More than Words" award. The award recognizes three heroines from across the nation who have dedicated themselves towards improving life within their community. … more
The 2015 Summer Youth Work Experience Program has 1,040 workers ranging in age from 14 to 24, many of whom would have had few other options to earn wages this summer. The long-running program has been in place since the 1990s and is funded … more
The fifth annual Memorial Hospital golf tournament and dinner reception raised more than $106,000 for improvements to the facility’s emergency department. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital raised $436,003 at its 12th annual radiothon on Thursday. more
As Sojourner House marks its 40th anniversary, the domestic-violence-awareness nonprofit looks ahead to new funding opportunities and extending outreach into more marginalized communities. Executive Director Vanessa Volz attributes the … more
When Melanie Bertoldi was young she was a “brownie” in the Girl Scouts organization, an experience that she says opened her eyes to the needs of people around her and gave her hands-on experience addressing those needs. Now an assistant account executive with Newberry Public Relations & Marketing, Bertoldi has continued addressing the needs of her community, so much so that she was named an “Outstanding Volunteer” by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Serve Rhode Island for her work with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket. more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
AMY GRAVELL, Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket's development officer, was recently recognized by The Professional Association of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and named Professional of the Year for the Northeast region. An employee of the club for … more
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