Jim Ryzcek http://ripr.org en Homeless Population Most Vulnerable During Unpredictable New England Winters http://ripr.org/post/homeless-population-most-vulnerable-during-unpredictable-new-england-winters <p>We’re in for a wild week in the weather department.&nbsp; The forecast is for rain today with a high of 48. But by tomorrow the high will plunge into the teens.&nbsp; One population that is most vulnerable during these cold snaps is the homeless.</p><p></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:27:45 +0000 Flo Jonic 27260 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Nonprofits Feel the Squeeze http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-nonprofits-feel-squeeze <p></p><div style="color: rgb(40, 40, 40); font-family: 'Segoe UI WPC', 'Segoe UI', Tahoma, 'Microsoft Sans Serif', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><p>It’s hard to turn on the news these days without hearing about another nonprofit in financial trouble.&nbsp; Advent House – the state’s first homeless shelter – is without a director because it can’t afford one. John Hope Settlement House is bleeding $30,000 a month. And the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence has laid off a third of its staff.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:41:47 +0000 Flo Jonic 13642 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Nonprofits Feel the Squeeze Remembering the homeless who have died http://ripr.org/post/remembering-homeless-who-have-died <p>A service was held in Providence Wednesday to honor all the homeless people who died in 2012.<br>The service was held at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. The names of 44 individuals were read and candles were lit in their memory.&nbsp; A 45th candle was also illuminated in case they missed anyone.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:16:38 +0000 Flo Jonic 9143 at http://ripr.org Remembering the homeless who have died