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Children’s Friend raises $83K

Children’s Friend, a nonprofit that advocates for children and families in Rhode Island, raised more than $83,000 at its 12th annual 5k Walk and Run sponsored by Panera Bread on April 26.

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Children’s Friend raises $83K

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PROVIDENCE – Children’s Friend, a nonprofit that advocates for children and families in Rhode Island, raised more than $83,000 at its 12th annual 5k Walk and Run sponsored by Panera Bread on April 26.

Proceeds will support Children’s Friend’s child welfare, family support, mental health, and child development services, which assist more than 31,000 individuals a year.

The event also featured refreshments from Panera Bread and activities that included arts and crafts, face painting and live performances.

Children’s Friend works to improve the well-being of the state’s most vulnerable young children by providing flexible and culturally-relevant services, and supporting programs and policies that strengthen both children and their families.

Children’s Friend, Panera Bread

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