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This is no better investment than in a young child. Children’s Friend, Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare agency, has been providing services to vulnerable young children and families for over 184 years.

Children’s Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children. Every dollar contributed to Children’s Friend goes directly towards helping children and families thanks to an endowment that covers administrative expenses. Thus, your gift has a significant impact on our ability to support at-risk children and families in our community

Your employer may offer a Matching Gift Program which could substantially increase your total gift to Children’s Friend. Please inquire at your place of employment to help enhance your gift.

Children’s Friend is a 501(c)3 tax exempt non-profit organization under Federal tax ID number 05-025-8819. It is also a United Way designee agency.

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