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The Latest News at Children’s Friend

2015

Children's Friend is Named One of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island! - June, 2015

2013

Children's Friend In Partnership With Harry Kizirian Elementary School - September 12, 2013

Sequester Might Hurt Children's Friend - ABC6 - April 27, 2013

More Federal Budget Cuts Could Mean Fewer Kids in "Head Start" - ABC6 - March 18, 2013

Cicilline Holds Press Conference at Children's Friend About Funding Cuts - WPRO News Talk - March 18, 2013

Child Care to Feel Budget Cuts - NBC10 - March 1, 2013

Sequestration Deadline Arrives in Washington - RI NPR - March 1, 2013

Children’s Friend Gives Out 1,000 Coats To RI Families In Need - GoLocalProv - February 6, 2013

Violence and Opportunity in Our Cities - by David Caprio, President and Chief Executive Officer - Providence Sunday Journal - February 10, 2013

2012

Children's Friend CEO on National Commission - Providence Business News - October 15, 2012

The Tenth Annual Investing in our Children Luncheon - October 12, 2012

Unity March - October 10, 2012

Children’s Friend Receives Support from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust - September 26, 2012

Griffin Appointed to Children's friend Board of Directors - Providence Business News - September 10, 2012

Kids, Cops, & Classrooms - August 22, 2012

Professional Training at Children's Friend - August, 2012

Alex & Ani Visit Children's Friend - August 15, 2012 - with video!

Rite Aid Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant To Children's Friend

Rhode Island Foundation grants $15.3 million in first half of 2012

The Children's Friend Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread - June 16, 2012

Children's Friend Puts Focus on Dads - June 11, 2012

University of Rhode Island Division of Administration and Finance Honored by Children's Friend - June 7, 2012

Rhode Island Kids Count Honored by Children's Friend - June 7, 2012

Reducing the Levels of Toxic Stress in Rhode Island Kids - by Aimee Mitchell, Senior Vice President Programs & Operations/Head Start Director - published in the Providence Journal - May 30, 2012

President and Chief Executive Officer David Caprio Testifies Before House Finance Subcommittee (transcript of testimony) - May 1, 2012

President and Chief Executive Officer David Caprio Testifies Before House Finance Subcommittee (transcript of testimony included) - March 20, 2012

Governor Chafee, Mayor Taveras and Congressman Cicilline join Children’s Friend to CELEBRATE Dr. Seuss’s Birthday - March 02, 2012

Children's Friend Receives Grant From Amgen Foundation - February 17, 2012

2011

Children’s Friend Receives Grant From BJ’s Charitable Foundation - November 28, 2011

Children's Friend recently received a $1,000 grant from Stop and Shop

Children's Friend Hosts 9th Annual Investing In Our Children Luncheon - October 18, 2011

Children’s Friend Receives Grant From Rite Aid Foundation - September 23, 2011

Children’s Friend Receives Grant From Target - September 23, 2011

Children’s Friend Celebrates Grand Opening Of Newly Renovated Friendship Center - September 9, 2011

Children’s Friend Receives Grants to Enhance Outdoor Play - July 13, 2011

Aimee Mitchell Named Senior Vice President of Children's Friend - June 20, 2011

Children From Head Start Eye Mayor's Office - June 7, 2011

Children's Friend Honors Providence Children's Museum - June 10, 2011

CHILDREN’S FRIEND ELECTS LAURA HARPER, PATRICIA MARTINEZ AND MARIE GANIM TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS - June 10, 2011

Elementary Students Donate Hand-Made Quilts to Foster Children - May 18, 2011

COLLETTE VACATIONS SELECT CHILDREN’S FRIEND AS 2011 CHARITY OF THE YEAR. ALICE I. SULLIVAN FOUNDATION DONATES TO FRIENDSHIP RENOVATION. - May 2011

More Than 1,000 Participants Turn Out For Ninth Annual Children’s Friend Walk & Run - May 7, 2011

Lee Grossi of Children’s Friend is Awarded Prestegious Lifetime Achievement Award by Providence Business News - April, 2011

Students and Parents Urge Congressman Cicilline To Continue To Reject Cuts To Head Start Funding - March, 2011

Acting Assistant Secretary Hansell Visits Children’s Friend Meets with Head Start Students and Parents - March, 2011

Drop Everything and Read! - 2011

2010

"Bread Start" at Children's Friend - 2010

8th Annual Investing In Our Children Luncheon - 2010

Children’s Friend Announces Renovation and Expansion of Friendship Center - 2010

Children’s Friend receives $5,000 Grant to Host a
Family Reading Celebration for local Community - 2010

Bristol County Savings Bank Supports Children's Friend

Partridge Snow and Hahn - Ten Kids - Ten Years

Children's Friend Appoints Kelly Wishart as
Administrator, Professional Development & Quality - 2010

Children's Friend Appoints Lee Grossi
As Administrator of Finance - 2010

Children's Friend Promotes David Caprio - 2010

Children's Friend Head Start Director
Accepted into Management Fellows Program
At UCLA - 2010

2009

Kids In Action Day with the Big East Conference - September 26, 2009

Children’s Friend is one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work in 2009!

Children’s Friend Executive Director Named One of Providence Business News “40 Under 40”

Bryant University and PricewaterhouseCoopers Present Bikes to Children - June 26, 2009

Panera Cafes donate to Children’s Friend - June 17, 2009

Annual Meeting – May 13, 2009

175th Honorary Partners – 2009

Children's Friend Celebrates Our 175th Anniversary Ė 2009

2008

Kohl’s Cares – July 21, 2008

Bryant University and PricewaterhouseCoopers Present Bicycles to Young Children – June 27th, 2008

Straight Pool Benefits Children’s Friend – June 17th, 2008

Project Connect Receives Grant – January 8th , 2008

 

 

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