Upcoming Events
2017 Diamonds in the Sky Friends Way Gala
2018 FRIENDS WAY Conference
When Death Impacts Your Community:
Helping Children Heal

Thursday, November 15, 2018
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Metacomet Country Club, East Providence, RI

This all-day conference will include nationally-recognized experts on planning for and responding to events, and local school personnel and students who have lived through tragic experiences.
Learn more about the conference


2018 Golf Tournament

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
12:30 p.m.
Ledgemont Country Club, Seekonk, MA

Enjoy a day of golf and support FRIENDS WAY and Bradley Hospital! Festivities include lunch, golf, dinner, prize drawings, and a silent and live auction.

For more information, visit the Play4Kids website
​or call 401-432-1201.
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FRIENDS WAY Featured on NBC Channel 10 ​Health Check Report

FRIENDS WAY Program Director Ryan Loiselle is interviewed by NBC Channel 10 Health Check reporter Barbara Morse-Silva for Children's Grief Awareness
Day. During the interview , FRIENDS WAY program participants talk about their experiences following the loss of loved ones and how the program helped
​them heal.
Play4Kids Raises Critical Funding

Thank you to all sponsors who participated in the Play4Kids Golf Tournament on Monday, October 17, 2016, at the beautiful Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk, Masachusetts. Your much appreciated support will benefit our community's children as proceeds from the tournament will enable FRIENDS WAY and Bradley Hospital to continue their work in helping children heal. Get all the details here .

Generosity Appreciated!

Hasbro Children's Fund has awarded FRIENDS WAY a $15,000 grant. Many thanks to our longest standing donor for greatly contributing to our program's sustainability. We appreciate their role in helping our families heal, and for their many contributions to the Rhode Island community through sponshorship and innovation!
​Red Sox IMPACT Award
Thanks to everyone who nominated FRIENDS WAY for a Red Sox Foundation IMPACT Award!  Because of your proud and quickly executed support, FRIENDS WAY won first place in Rhode Island and will receive $10,000. The official check presentation took place during the August 13, 2016 Red Sox game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. FRIENDS WAY Program Director Ryan Loiselle and Board Chair Robert Andrade participated in the event, with Ryan also interviewed by NESN.