Updated February 28 at 12:28pm
Social Welfare
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At the end of 2016, Collette sent a $25,000 gift to Stop Hunger Now’s Global Emergency Relief Fund, an organization devoted to ending hunger by 2030, and packaged 30,000 meal kits for Haitian people recovering from the lasting impact of Hurricane Matthew, which wreaked havoc on the Caribbean island in October. more
Launched in time for Valentine’s Day, the Heart of Strength bracelet is a partnership between ALEX AND ANI and (RED), an organization that helps businesses fight to end AIDS. more
When I tell people what I do, I get one of two responses. Either, "That is so inspiring!" Or, "It must be depressing to work with those families." This is addressed to the folks who believe the latter. Alexa (not her real name) is 25 today. … more
Now that President Donald Trump’s travel ban has been lifted, at least temporarily, 13 refugees who were in limbo will be able to travel to Rhode Island to make their homes here. more
A record $45 million was awarded in grants to more than 1,600 nonprofits throughout the state by the Rhode Island Foundation in 2016, according to a Wednesday statement by the organization. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition recently announced an expansion of their partnership focused on increasing physical activity and bolstering social and emotional skills in local students. more
The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and Elite Physical Therapy are working together to provide education and services to help people impacted by breast cancer. more
The “Always Room at the House” campaign of Ronald McDonald House of Providence reached its $5 million fundraising goal in December with the help of donations from 855 households, 95 local businesses, as well as several donations from charitable foundations. more
In acknowledgement of City Year Providence’s commitment and service to the capital city’s community, Bank of America awarded it a $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant at the start of last month. more
Hosted by the Newport Historical Society, the Buchanan-Burnham Summer Internship, now known as the Buchanan Burnham Endowment for Visiting Scholars, is entering its 15th year and is accepting applicants for its summer 2017 expanded focus. more
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