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Social Welfare
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Osbert Duoa moved to Rhode Island with his mother when he was 5 years old. By the time he turned 14 he was skipping school to get into fights. "I felt like the world was in my hands and I could do whatever I wanted," Duoa told Providence … more
The Champlin Foundations has awarded the New England Institute of Technology $155,570 to purchase laboratory equipment for its medical laboratory technology and electrical engineering technology programs. more
Twenty-seven animal welfare programs are sharing approximately $440,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Tinker|Bristol, a nonprofit manufacturing incubator, is slated to open on Wood Street in the spring, according to a news release from the company. more
Publish your charitable event in Providence Business News’ “Giving Guide,” a special section highlighting Rhode Island foundations and nonprofits set to print Nov. 3, and put your upcoming events in front of more than 35,000 readers. more
The Washington Trust Co. collected approximately 10,000 pounds, or more than five tons, of peanut butter during its 14th annual Washington Trust Peanut Butter Drive to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and other food pantries across the state. more
The 2015 Metcalf Diversity in the Media Awards will be held May 12 at the Hotel Providence on Mathewson Street, according to Rhode Island for Community & Justice. more
Rhode Islanders had the largest share of residents living in poverty last year among the New England states, according to information from The Economic Progress Institute. more
The nonprofit Big Brothers of Rhode Island is merging with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State, effective July 1, said Big Brothers President Joseph C. Manera Jr. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State started out as a Big Sister organization in 1967 but in 2010 expanded to include boys, despite the presence of Big Brothers of Rhode Island. more
Nearly 26 percent of Rhode Islanders report near-daily use of drugs or medications that alter their mood or help them relax, according to Gallup’s latest “State of the States” series. more
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