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Social Welfare
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A record number of recipients will receive gifts this year through the Massachusetts Bankers Association Charitable Foundation during its annual year-end community grant season. more
Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
Working with hundreds of community partners across the region, Southcoast Health invested $22 million in community benefits in its fiscal 2014, according to its most recent report filed annually with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office. more
An estimated 212,590 volunteers contributed 21.1 million hours of service in Rhode Island in 2014, according to a national report, Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, released last week. That's an 8.8 percent increase in the number of … more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island raised $60,000 at its 2015 Believe Breakfast celebration in mid-November at the Providence Marriott Downtown. more
Fellowship Health Resources Inc. raised $75,000 at its 40th anniversary celebration in early November at Roger Williams Park Casino. more
Hundreds of people attended a Stuff-A-Bus toy drive spearheaded by a Seekonk, Mass., car dealership on Dec. 5 and 6 at Toys ’R Us in Warwick in support of the Toys for Tots Foundation. more
Carole Corriveau became the new director of philanthropy at Sail Newport in late November. Her job is to bolster the nonprofit organization's future growth and philanthropic programs. Here, she discusses her new role. more
Rhode Island volunteers gave 21.1 million hours of service in 2014, according to data from Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, the nonprofit Serve Rhode Island reported. more
The Ocean State ranked 14th in the country this year in overall health, improving one spot from 2014, according to the annual America’s Health Rankings Report released Thursday by United Health Foundation. more
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