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Thank you for all that you do
By Neil Steinberg / October 2, 2015
I would like to thank all the nonprofits in Rhode Island for all that you do to serve the Rhode Island community.

Supporting Recovery leads to healthy lives
By / August 21, 2015
Reducing the stigma associated with substance-use disorders will improve access to supports for those in recovery, and that benefits everyone.

By Chris Barnett / July 31, 2015
RI Innovation Fellowship recipient Dr. Lynn Taylor is collaborating with Waterfire to offer free, confidential screenings for the deadly, silent disease.

Community greenhouse raises hope in Providence
By Jenny Pereira / July 28, 2015
Low-cost leases to the neighborhood farmers using the urban greenhouse will support agricultural business development and link locally grown food with neighborhood schools.

Staying healthy in a new homeland
By Connie Grosch / June 25, 2015
The Center for Southeast Asians was founded in 1987 “to promote the prosperity, heritage and leadership of Southeast Asians in Rhode Island.” We help them promote healthy lives through education, outreach, and enrollment in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

$250,000 awarded to improve health care
By Chris Barnett / June 5, 2015
Supporting the development of a comprehensive primary care system that promotes healthy lives is a core strategic initiative for us. These grants will further our ongoing efforts to make quality health care more accessible and affordable across the state.

Tapping nursing’s potential to meet growing demand for primary care costs
By / April 28, 2015
Can nurse practitioners be the key to reducing and/or controlling healthcare costs, while improving access to primary care?

Reducing health care disparities in Rhode Island
By / April 8, 2015
We were pleased to host Dr. Chin, a professor of medicine at the University of Chicago and a general internist with experience improving care of vulnerable patients with chronic disease, as part of our Civic Leadership Fund Community Conversations series.

Planting the seeds for growth
By Jenny Pereira / January 14, 2015
Nonprofits, farmers and fishermen can apply for grants to promote locally grown or harvested food.

Health care leaders give state policymakers recommendations for improving health care
By Chris Barnett / December 23, 2014
A broad coalition of hospitals, insurers and others reaches consensus on strategy to sustain quality, affordable health care

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