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Social Welfare
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Residents of Massachusetts and Rhode Island 18 years or older are encouraged to register for the Make A Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island’s Trailblaze Challenge on the weekend of Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at Savoy Mountain State Forest in western Massachusetts. more
As the CEO and co-founder of the Lady Project, an economic development nonprofit providing women a forum in which to meet and collaborate, Sierra Barter helps women network on a national scale. She talks about opening the initiative’s 12th chapter, in Tampa, Fla. more
A joint philanthropic venture, “Saving Lives is a Piece of Cake,” between Edesia and Russell Morin Catering & Events which could save the lives of 400 malnourished children in the world’s most at-risk regions was announced Thursday. more
Mission: Providence Public Library inspires lifelong education among all Rhode Islanders, fostering personal fulfillment and enhanced quality of life for an informed, enlightened and engaged citizenry. Year founded: 1875 Executive … more
Individuals with substance-abuse disorders seeking medication-assisted treatment and behavioral health care can now get both under one roof, thanks to a collaboration by The Providence Center and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. TPC, which … more
Bernard A. Jackvony was recently honored for his volunteer service by the American Cancer Society in Rhode Island. He leads the estate and trust practice at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC and is a former lieutenant governor of Rhode Island. … more
A five-year, $1.8 million grant has been awarded to the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet to identify, address and decrease post-traumatic stress disorder among students in targeted Providence middle schools that have experienced violence. more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) A day after a debate between homeless advocates and business leaders about panhandlers downtown, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a plan to launch a day center to connect individuals to community resources as well as a new way to donate to the homeless. more
Rhode Island’s new, integrated eligibility system for health and human services began launching in phases on Sept. 13. more
The debate about what – if anything – should be done to reduce the number of panhandlers downtown intensified as a group of homeless advocates clashed with members of the business community over how to move forward. more
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