RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 19 in the nation for child well-being in the 2019 Kids Count data book. / COURTESY KIDS COUNT

Report: R.I. ranks No. 19 in nation for child well-being

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 19 in the nation in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2019 Kids Count report measuring children’s well-being, released...

Five Questions With: Joseph DeSantis

When Tri-Town Community Action Agency and South County Community Action Agency decided to merge almost three years ago to form Tri-County Community Action Agency,...

Philanthropy Calendar, June 14, 2019

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
BUSY KITCHEN: Kevin Burton, right, a staffer in the Amos House soup kitchen in Providence, offers an apple to Kashaka Williams of Providence. Amos House President and CEO Eileen Hayes said the soup kitchen is the largest in the state and serves between 120,000 and 130,000 meals annually.
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Helping hands to get people back on their feet

Since its founding in 1976, Amos House in Providence has helped individuals get off the streets and out of financial dire straits by offering...
FASHIONABLE: The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of R.I. model T-shirts featuring the agency’s new logo, highlighting a national branding effort. 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 9. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode IslandHow would you describe the culture of your...
COLLABORATIVE TASK: Staff members from several R.I. Housing departments review plans for a housing development. 
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R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp.

Best Places to Work 2019 | LARGE COMPANIES (150-499 employees): 10. R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp.How would you describe the culture of your...
MISSION-DRIVEN: Children’s Friend staff takes part in initiatives such as a holiday drive that provides clothing and toys to vulnerable families.
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Children’s Friend

Best Places to Work 2019 | LARGE COMPANIES (150-499 employees): 13. Children’s FriendWhat are your requirements for employees to update and augment their job...
CHARGED UP: Some of the Rhode Island Foundation staff celebrate at last year’s awards dinner for PBN’s Best Places to Work winners.
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Rhode Island Foundation

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 2. Rhode Island FoundationHow do you encourage your staff to live more environmentally sustainable...

Ocean State Job Lot nonprofit to open health and wellness center

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Ocean State Community Wellness, a nonprofit associated with Ocean State Job Lot, has signed a purchase and sale agreement to purchase...
JUAN CARLOS PAYERO has been named Newport program director for Social Greenhouse Enterprise. / COURTESY SOCIAL GREENHOUSE ENTERPRISE

Payero named Newport program director for SEG

NEWPORT – Juan Carlos Payero has been named Social Greenhouse Enterprise Newport program director, the organization announced Wednesday.Payero most recently served as the student...
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