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Social Welfare
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The Girl Scouts of Rhode Island Inc. has changed its name to Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England as a reflection of its scope beyond Rhode Island borders. more
IYRS annual gala, Newport Film summer benefit and more. more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank and their employees have contributed $8,000 to the Taunton YMCA for its annual fund-raising campaign. more
An arts learning collaboration by FirstWorks and National Grid to expose students to the arts recently culminated in a June 3 student performance. more
Executive director of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities talks about the humanities role in economic development. more
In a new study released by the National Partnership for Women & Families, Rhode Island scored a “B” for its family and medical leave policies and accommodations for pregnant workers, landing the Ocean State among the states with the best protections for working parents nationwide. more
Seventeen people in Rhode Island opened a total of 27 checking and savings accounts to deposit tax refunds during the 2014 tax season through an award-winning pilot program run by the nonprofit Capital Good Fund in Providence. more
Debra J. Greenhalgh was recently selected as a Daily Point of Light by the Points of Light Foundation, which honors individuals and groups who make a positive impact through their volunteer efforts. Aside from being a project manager and systems engineer for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center for more than 19 years, Greenhalgh has also served as a scuba-diving instructor, providing therapeutic in-water and scuba-diving experiences for people with disabilities, terminal illness and adaptive needs for the past 10 years. She holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of New Haven, an M.S. in software engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and she is pursuing her Ph.D. in system engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. more
Providence College awarded McAuley Village, a two-year transitional housing program for single parents, a $5,000 grant from the college’s Making a Difference Fund. more
Adoption Rhode Island, an organization that supports children in state care and connects them to “forever families,” raised more than $55,000 at its 30th anniversary spring gala on May 3. more
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