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Social Welfare
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Christopher Samih-Rotondo is the community organizer for the Tenant and Homeowner Association at DARE, or Direct Action for Rights and Equality, a Providence-based organization. He has held this position for five years. He is a graduate of Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and an occasional contributor to local media, including the RI Future blog. more
Providence College on Wednesday announced the receipt of a $1 million gift from the estate of Leo Caiafa Jr. to help renovate and expand the school’s science complex, the first major gift made toward the multi-year project, and create the Lucille and Leo Caiafa Jr. Center for Psychological Sciences. more
In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
(Updated 9:55 a.m.) Fidelity Charitable on Tuesday announced record-breaking giving for 2016, as grants through the first six months have increased 14 percent to $1.6 billion compared with the same period last year. more
The RIGHA Foundation Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation seeks grant applications from entities focused on improving primary health care and health outcomes. Grant applications are Grant applications are due by Aug. 29, and the Rhode Island Foundation anticipates disseminating a total of nearly $300,000 to some six to 10 successful grantees. Nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and municipalities – in collaboration with such nonprofit organizations – are eligible to apply. more
The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
Four scholarships, $1,000 each, were awarded by Westerly Credit Union to graduating seniors at Westerly, Chariho and Stonington High Schools in June. more
In celebration of its 150th anniversary serving Newport County, Child & Family is hosting a Family Day on Saturday, July 16. 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
PAWTUCKET – Living-art performance entertainment company TEN31 Productions has moved its headquarters to an 8,000-square-foot location in a former mill building, with plans to transform the space into a cultural arts and event space called REVEL … more
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