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Social Welfare
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A $20,000 Verizon Innovate grant has been awarded to the Providence Career and Technical Academy’s pre-engineering program. more
Serve Rhode Island and the Pawtucket School District have won a $219,680 federal grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service and volunteering that administers AmeriCorps, to boost graduation rates and help Pawtucket students connect with opportunities after graduation. more
NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
(Updated 10 a.m.)Rhode Island’s child population is decreasing, as well as its student enrollment, and while the state has the highest rate of children with at least one unemployed parent, it ranks best in the country for fully immunized children. more
Robert Randall, 33, was operations coordinator at the Providence After-School Alliance when the position of director of middle school initiatives became vacant. Not only did he get that promotion, he says now, but he might not have been … more
Two students at Bryant University are convinced there is a business market for social good and hope to capitalize on it. Avery Hill, pictured above, left, of Westminster, Md., a junior, and Peter Davies, a sophomore from Portsmouth, N.H., … more
The Providence VA Medical Center has received a $10,000 grant from the Matty Fund for a research project for veterans. more
The CVS Health Foundation has awarded the Thundermist Health Center an $80,000 grant in support of a school absenteeism program. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital Radiothon event, PBS benefit and more. more
Wendy’s restaurants in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island have launched a program to support Adoption Rhode Island. more
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