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2017

May 22, 2017 - Mark Lima
What Are YOU Passionate About?

May 16, 2017 - Daniel T. Quinn
Summer is Nearly Here!

May 8, 2017 - Kelly Wishart
Children's Friend Babies

May 1, 2017 - Stacy Couto
183 Years and Counting

April 24, 2017 - Aimee Mitchell
Dedicated Dads

April 17, 2017 - David Caprio
Advocate For Child Safety

April 10, 2017 - Mark Lima
Special Dates in American Civil Rights History

April 3, 2017 - Daniel T. Quinn
Spring is here!

March 27, 2017 - Kelly Wishart
Spring Gleaming

March 20, 2017 - Stacy Couto
A Day of Smiles

March 13, 2017 - Aimee Mitchell
Engaging Children Early

March 6, 2017 - David Caprio
Rhode Island Aces Recent Gallup Survey

February 27, 2017 - Mark Lima
If Passion Drives You... Let Reason Hold the Reins

February 20, 2017 - Daniel T. Quinn
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 13, 2017 - Kelly Wishart
The Snowy Day

February 6, 2017 - Stacy Couto
Saving the World One Hat at a Time

January 30, 2017 - Aimee Mitchell
This Is Who We Work For

January 24, 2017 - David Caprio
Full Day Head Start Classes

January 17, 2017 - Daniel T. Quinn
The American Dream

January 9, 2017 - Kelly Wishart
New Year's Resolutions

January 3, 2017 - Stacy Couto
A New Year

2016

December 26, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Amazing dedication of the staff at Children's Friend

December 19, 2016 - David Caprio
Thanks to the generosity and volunteer efforts

December 12, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
Emergency Crisis Fund

December 05, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive (#HOPEANDJOY)

November 28, 2016 - Stacy Couto
This #GivingTuesday, Help Us Spread Hope and Joy

November 21, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Facing Addiction in America

November 14, 2016 - David Caprio
2016 Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive

November 07, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
New Guidance on Not-For-Profit Financial Reporting

October 31, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
National Adoption Month 2016

October 24, 2016 - Stacy Couto
Special Thanks to Our Community

October 17, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
The Atlanta Black Star article

October 11, 2016 - David Caprio
Updated regulations for child care

October 03, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
2017 Agency Budget

September 26, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
New Performance Standards Support Children and Families!

September 19, 2016 - Stacy Couto
Investing in Children, Impacting Families’ Lives

September 11, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Proposed Changes in Lead Regulations

September 6, 2016 - David Caprio
A New Study Shows Long-term, Positive Impact of Head Start

August 30, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
Children's Friend Employee Health and Wellness Lifestyle Change Program

August 22, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Getting Back into the Swing of the School Year Schedule

August 15, 2016 - Stacy Couto
School Days

August 9, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
World Brestfeeding Week

August 1, 2016 - David Caprio
Project Connect in California!

July 25, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
Farmer's Market

July 18, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Something to Talk About

July 11, 2016 - Stacy Couto
A Better World for Our Children

July 5, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
The Early Head Start – Child Partnership Project

June 28, 2016 - David Caprio
The 2016 RI Kids Count Factbook

June 20, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
Celebrating Father’s Day

June 13, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Annual Meetings, This One is Different

June 6, 2016 - Stacy Couto
Foster Parent Appreciation

May 31, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Memorial Day

May 23, 2016 - David Caprio
“To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents”

May 16, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
May is National Foster Care Month

May 10, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Big News, Big Responsibilities

May 2, 2016 - Stacy Couto
A Whirlwind of a Weekend!

April 25, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Spotlight on
Robyn Giragosian - A Parent, A Leader, And A Policy Maker

April 18, 2016 - David Caprio
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 11, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
Every Word Counts

April 5, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Honoring Miss Kim With Our Work Every Day

March 28, 2016 - Stacy Couto
Spring is Here!

March 21, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Congratulate the Healthy Families America Graduates!

March 14, 2016 - David Caprio
Kicking Off the 2016 Children's Friend 5K Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread

March 7, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
March is National Social Worker's Month!

February 29, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Keep the Faucet on this Summer

February 22, 2016 - Stacy Couto
Register for the 5K Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread!

February 16, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Economic Insecurity

February 9, 2016 - David Caprio
Early Head Start and Child Care Partnerships

February 2, 2016 - Daniel T. Quinn
Introducing - The Electronic Client Record

January 26, 2016 - Kelly Wishart
Winter Wellness Tips

January 19, 2016 - Stacy Couto
"The time is always right to do what is right."

January 11, 2016 - Aimee Mitchell
Tom Dwyer

January 4, 2016 - David Caprio
Interfaith Vigil To Fight Poverty

2015

December 28, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
Quality Matters

December 21, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
Be the Light

December 14, 2015 - Stacy Couto
It takes a village... behind the scenes at the Holiday Drive.

December 7, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
The Strategic Plan of the Children's Cabinet

November 30, 2015 - David Caprio
Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive

November 23, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
National Adoption Month

November 16, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
Are You Ready?

November 9, 2015 - Stacy Couto
Did You Know that a Pumpkin is a Fruit?

November 2, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
Volunteers Make It Happen!

October 26, 2015 - David Caprio
A New Summer Learning Task Force in Providence!

October 19, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
Looking Back and Marching Forward

October 14, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
A Golden Anniversary

October 7, 2015 - Stacy Couto
Just One Week Away...

September 28, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
An Unprecedented Opportunity

September 21, 2015 - David Caprio
2014 Poverty Levels

September 14, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
13th Annual Investing in Our Children Luncheon

September 8, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
First Day of School!

September 1, 2015 - Stacy Couto
The Children's Friend Family

August 24, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
Kids, Cops, and Classrooms

August 18, 2015 - David Caprio
The Children's Cabinet

August 11, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
2016 Annual Budget

August 3, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
Back to School!

July 27, 2015 - Stacy Couto
December Holiday Are Around the Corner...

July 20, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
Healthy Food - Healthy Families

July 14, 2015 - David Caprio
Mental Health Concerns and Children

July 6, 2015 - Daniel T. Quin
Independence

June 29, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
The Summer Food Service Program

June 22, 2015 - Stacy Couto
Happy Father’s Day ~ 2015 Foster Families Appreciation Dinner

June 16, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
Do You Know About the "Gaze"?

June 8, 2015 - David Caprio
Best Places to Work!

June 1, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
The Electronic Record Journey!

May 25, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
Hot Fun in the Summertime!

May 18, 2015 - Stacy Couto
Celebrating 50 Years of Opportunity

May 11, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
Up Close and Personal - With the Red Sox!

May 4, 2015 - David Caprio
Thank You!

April 27, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
The 13th Annual Children's Friend 5K Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread

April 20, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
Rain or Shine!

April 13, 2015 - Stacy Couto
Foster Parents Needed! Learn more about the Children's Friend Foster Program.

April 6, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
The Origins of Head Start

March 30, 2015 - David Caprio
WIC at Children's Friend

March 23, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
Spring Has Sprung!

March 16, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
40 Days and Counting!

March 9, 2015 - Stacy Couto
#makeithappen: International Women’s Day 2015

March 2, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
When "Their" Goals Are "Our" Goals

February 23, 2015 - David Caprio
Family Visiting in Rhode Island

February 16, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
Wintry Weather

February 10, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
Touching History

February 3, 2015 - Stacy Couto
Children's Friend Spotlight!

January 26, 2015 - Aimee Mitchell
Starry Starry Night!

January 20, 2015 - David Caprio
Farewell, Sister Ann Keefe

January 12, 2015 - Daniel T. Quinn
Children's Friend is 181 Years Young!

January 5, 2015 - Kelly Wishart
New Year = New Partnership Opportunity!

2014

December 29, 2014 - Stacy Couto
The Impact of the 2014 Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive

December 22, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
The Season of Giving

December 15, 2014 - David Caprio
The Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive

December 8, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
The 2015 Budget

December 1, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
Peaceful Homes, Peaceful Communities

November 24, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Giving Thanks

November 17, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
Kicking Off the 2014 Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive

November 10, 2014 - David Caprio
Continue to Invest in Early Childhood

November 3, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
Emergency Assistance Fund

October 27, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween

October 20, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Heroes

October 14, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
Brown University Tri-Lab

October 6, 2014 - David Caprio
Flu Season Is Already Here - Make Sure You're Ready

September 29, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
A Great Start to the New School Year

September 22, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
Happy Anniversary Head Start

September 15, 2014 - Stacy Couto
A Greater Sense of Community - Be Local!

September 8, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
T
hree Cheers for Volunteers!

September 2, 2014 - David Caprio
Back to School!

August 26, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
Balancing the Budget

August 18, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Benefits of Outdoor Play

August 12, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
Is Hard Life Inherited?

August 8, 2014 - David Caprio
Join the #100Days4Kids campaign!

July 28, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
15th Annual Back to School Rhode Island Celebration

July 21, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
Narrowing the Gap

July 14, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Summer in the City

July 7, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
Let Them Eat Cash?

June 30, 2014 - David Caprio
Happy Fourth of July!

June 23, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
Electronic Client Records

June 16, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
Happy Father's Day to All!

June 9, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Employee Service Awards for 10, 15 and 20 Years of Service

June 2, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
A Tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou

May 27, 2014 - David Caprio
Memorial Day

May 19, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
May is National Foster Care Month.

May 12, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
Counting down the days left in school!

May 5, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Children's Friend Volunteers Make It Happen!

April 28, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
A Wet, Wonderful Walk & Run this year!

April 21, 2014 - David Caprio
Don't Miss the Children's Friend 5K Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread this Saturday, April 26!

April 14, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
Drop Everything and Read!

April 7, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
We're Celebrating the Week of the Young Child!

March 31, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Two Great Ways to Support the Children's Friend 5K Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread

March 24, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
The TRI Lab Project at Brown University

March 17, 2014 - David Caprio
Children's Friend 5K Walk & Run Kick Off!

March 10, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
Drive in Movie Night

March 3, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss
!

February 24, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Is it Spring Yet?

February 17, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
Celebrating Rhode Island Kids Count 20th Anniversary

February 10, 2014 - David Caprio
Drug Overdose Public Health Brief - Read This!

February 3, 2014 - Daniel T. Quinn
Snowy Days

January 27, 2014 - Kelly Wishart
Head Start Budget is Back On Track!

January 21, 2014 - Stacy Couto
Life’s most persistent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’

January 13, 2014 - Aimee Mitchell
The Kent County YMCA Knitting Club

January 6, 2014 - David Caprio
On Entering 2014...

 

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