New Year. Fresh Face!

Over the weekend, our updated website launched – check it out: We’re really excited about this fresh, new look and hope you’ll love it as much as we do. You can help us spread the word about our new site. A simple way to support our mission to improve the healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable children is by sharing our content and sharing often – on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Thank you!

Spring is in the Air – It’s Time for Our Annual 5K Walk and Run!

Get out your sneakers — in one short week, registration opens for our Annual 5K Walk & Run Sponsored by Panera Bread scheduled for May 5th at the Temple to Music at Roger Williams Park. On March 5th, visit to support this great event! You can register individually or as part of a team—recruit coworkers, neighbors, friends and family to join you and increase your impact on our community. It’s always a great morning of fun activities, great music, and tasty food provided by our title sponsor, Panera Bread. Don’t miss it!

Help Us Kick It Off! Mark Your Calendar for March 20th!

Dine out for a Great Cause! Come on down to Providence Flatbread on March 20 for a fundraiser night to benefit the Children’s Friend 5K Walk & Run! Providence Flatbread will donate $3.50 for each large flatbread and $1.75 for each small flatbread sold that night – eat in or take out! We’ll have some great door prizes and a few surprises – so bring your family and friends! We’ll see you there!

March 20, 2018
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Providence Flatbread Company
161 Cushing Street
Providence, RI 02906



Don’t Miss This Special Opportunity! Become a Foster Parent!

The deadline is fast approaching to register for DCYF’s Recruitment Weekend on March 9 – 11. If you’ve ever considered fostering a child in need, now is the time. In one weekend, you’ll complete most requirements to become a licensed foster parent. Open your heart and home to a child in need and open your life to more joy. Pre-registration is required for this FREE special event and accommodations and all meals are provided: