Category: community

Take one Small Step for Wildlife: Break Old Habits

Take one Small Step for Wildlife: Break Old Habits

[ 1 ] May 5, 2010 |

By Roger Williams Park Zoo Many of us want to do our best to help the environment and wildlife, but with so many suggestions on what to do — grow your own garden, drive a hybrid car, carry recycled bags, etc. — it is easy to feel overwhelmed and find yourself doing nothing! Additionally, many of […]

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Join The Second Annual Mother’s Day Diaper Drive this May!

Join The Second Annual Mother’s Day Diaper Drive this May!

[ 0 ] May 4, 2010 |

Did you know that SNAP (Food Stamps) and WIC do not cover the cost of diapers? Diapers are a high cost basic need and families living in poverty are forced to choose between purchasing diapers for their children and purchasing food for the family.  No parent should have to make this difficult decision. The Mother’s […]

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Celebrate Earth Day 2010: Audubon invites you to unplug and take a walk!

Celebrate Earth Day 2010: Audubon invites you to unplug and take a walk!

Take to the Trails! Offers a Week-long Schedule of Free Guided Hikes to Encourage Outdoor Exploration April 17 — 25, 2010 Audubon encourages Rhode Island residents of all ages to log off the computer and electronics for a day and celebrate planet Earth by plugging into nature. The big yellow bus pulled into an Audubon […]

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Women’s Policy Issues in Rhode Island: A Gubernatorial Candidate’s Forum on May 4

Women’s Policy Issues in Rhode Island: A Gubernatorial Candidate’s Forum on May 4

[ 0 ] April 8, 2010 |

Five of Rhode Island’s six gubernatorial candidates have accepted an invitation to participate in a forum on May 4th about reinvesting in women and families. Moderate Party candidate Kenneth J. Block, Democrat Frank T. Caprio, the state’s general treasurer, Independent candidate and former U.S. Sen. Lincoln D. Chafee, Democrat and state Attorney General Patrick C. […]

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Five Ways Rhode Island Families Can Help Their Neighbors Affected By Floods

Five Ways Rhode Island Families Can Help Their Neighbors Affected By Floods

[ 2 ] April 2, 2010 |

Historic flooding provides opportunities for families to make a difference. Local family enrichment company, Familytopia, urges parents to seize this week’s flooding as an opportunity to teach their children valuable lessons about helping neighbors in need. The destruction to homes and businesses as a result of the flooding displaced hundreds of people, and ruined many […]

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Flood Disaster or Emergency Service in Rhode Island

Flood Disaster or Emergency Service in Rhode Island

[ 0 ] April 1, 2010 |

Resources to help during this time of huge flooding in Rhode Island – State of Rhode Island, Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Flooded Streets for March 2010, mashup with Google Maps and list of streets (webpage says for March, but still being updated today, on 4/1/2010) – Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) website: – FEMA […]

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Mothers Acting Up Mobilizes Women to Take Action

Mothers Acting Up Mobilizes Women to Take Action

[ 1 ] March 15, 2010 |

Mothers Acting Up (MAU) is changing the face of activism one mama at a time! MAU mobilizes mothers to act on behalf of the world’s children by providing education, inspiration, tools, and actions meant to activate the leader in every mother. MAU’s approach to activism is positive and accessible, supporting mothers in making informed personal […]

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Join Kidoinfo: Caroling on the West Side of Providence!

Join Kidoinfo: Caroling on the West Side of Providence!

[ 3 ] December 3, 2009 |

Kidoinfo is teaming up with Connect Providence, Leadership Rhode Island, Rhody Food Tours, and the West Broadway Neighborhood Association this season to have some family fun and spread some holiday cheer. Bring the kids and join us as we joyfully carol through historic streets surrounded by beautiful Victorian architecture in Providence’s Armory District on Sunday, […]

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2009 Community Giving

2009 Community Giving

[ 7 ] November 30, 2009 |

This holiday season, many more people will feel the pinch from tough economic times. When giving time or money becomes more difficult, even a little bit can mean a lot to someone else. Although community giving can happen any time of year, the holidays provide an opportunity or a reminder for us think a little […]

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December TO-DO List

December TO-DO List

[ 0 ] November 30, 2009 |

This list was so handy last year, I decided to re-use it. Here is a summary of articles from the Kidoinfo archives that may be helpful as readers plan their month. Find craft projects, local events, and books to read, along with tips and ideas to make your holidays a little easier, hopefully less stressful–and […]

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