Updated September 27 at 6:25am
Social Welfare
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Practicing attorney Wendy Taylor has been the executive director of the West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton since 2008. An aspiring author, she also has been a sitting member of her town’s Zoning Board of Review since 2010. Here she discusses the nonprofit’s direction and challenges. more
Race to Erase MS will honor Carolyn Rafaelian, founder, CEO and chief creative officer of accessories brand Alex and Ani, with its 2016 Medal of Hope Award at the 23rd annual Race to Erase MS gala on April 15. more
Old Colony Habitat for Humanity, which serves Bristol and Norfolk counties, will open a new ReStore site at 9 Washington St., Attleboro. The opening is scheduled for Feb. 20. more
The Westwood YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Pawtucket Inc., has received a $300,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations to help fund repairs to the Quidnick Reservoir dam at Camp Westwood. more
The Ocean State again fell into the “building equality” category in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual index that assesses the status of state legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality across the nation. more
(Updated 10:57 a.m.) The van Beuren Charitable Foundation awarded 72 grants totaling $4.5 million in 2015 to improve the quality of life and place in Newport County. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
Mary Flynn, a research dietician at The Miriam Hospital, talks with Providence Business News about the results of research she did in collaboration with The Rhode Island Community Food Bank that demonstrates the health benefits of an economical, plant-based, extra-virgin olive oil diet. more
The poisoning of the public water supply in Flint, Mich., has been a disaster in many ways unique to that city. more
The dramatic rise in health care and health insurance costs is an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to provide comprehensive and meaningful benefits. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, employees' share of premium costs has risen 3 … more
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