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May is Mental Health Month: Get Involved with NAMI RI

Join the Rhode Island chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness for their illuminating virtual series, Ending the Silence, which aims to bring awareness about mental health.

  This May, learn more about mental health issues and how to decrease stigma surrounding it. May is Mental Health Month and, this year, the Rhode Island chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) observes the month with a virtual series called Ending the Silence, which raises awareness about the importance of mental health and celebrates recovery from mental…

Sneaks for Beaks five-K Helps Raise Funds for Foster Parrots Bird Sanctuary

Foster Parrots and the Exotic Wildlife Santuary's annual charity five-K hopes to raise money to recover from a recent four-alarm fire that killed many birds.

Foster Parrots’ second annual Sneaks for Beaks five-K in 2019. Photo from Foster Parrots and the Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary. Lace up your running shoes for the virtual Sneaks for Beaks five-K charity road race, hosted by the Foster Parrots and the Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary in Hope Valley. You can sign up for the race anytime from May 1-15, run or…

Annual “State of the Air” Report Reveals Rhode Island’s Air Quality

The report assessed the air quality in Providence, Kent, and Washington counties.

Using public transportation instead of your car can reduce emissions. Find yourself huffing and puffing more than usual after a short walk? It might just be the air in your community. On Wednesday, April 21, the American Lung Association released the twenty-second annual “State of the Air” report, or the “report card,” which establishes whether our nation’s air quality is…

The Genesis Center and We Share Hope Partner Up for “Chopped on A Budget” Culinary Competition

Four alumni from the Genesis Center’s Culinary Arts Training program will compete in creating tasty, cost-effective meals using rescued ingredients from the Hope Market for a panel of judges.

Box full of rescued ingredients. Photo by Getty Images. Knowing how to cook on a budget is not only important, it can be fun and challenging in the best way. The Genesis Center and We Share Hope are partnering together for the “Chopped on A Budget” culinary competition, where four graduates of the Genesis Center’s Culinary Arts Training program will…

Roam Loud Athleisure and Activewear Promotes Unapologetic Self Love

The comfortable, high-quality athletic wear company encourages customers to feel free and empowered.

Wanderer in Chief, Toyin Omisore (center). Photo by Mofliks Photography. On the southside of the Creative Capital, thirty-four year old Toyin Omisore created an athletic and athleisure wear company called Roam Loud. Omisore launched her business in March of last year, and since then has been receiving endless support from all over the nation. “ were from specific areas of the…