Upcoming Events
2017 Diamonds in the Sky Friends Way Gala
​Comedy Fundraiser to Benefit FRIENDS WAY

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Doors open at 6 p.m. | Show Starts at 7 p.m.

Cranston Portuguese Club,
​20 2nd Ave., Cranston, RI
Get directions

Join us for a night of laughs for a great cause: FRIENDS WAY! The event will feature performances by New England's best comedians, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and more. Tickets are $25 each.
​Bring your friends and reserve a table of 8 for $200.

For tickets or to donate or sponsor the event,
contact Ryan Loiselle at 401-921-0980 or email [email protected].
 

More Information
FRIENDS WAY News

FRIENDS WAY Featured on NBC Channel 10 ​Health Check Kids Report

NBC10 Health Check reporter Barbara Morse-Silva recently interviewed program director Ryan Loiselle and a family who sought help from FRIENDS WAY after the death of a loved one. During the interview, they talked about their experiences and how the program has helped ​them heal.
Visit Turnto10.com for the story
Play4Kids Raises Critical Funding

Thank you to our sponsors and everyone who participated in the Play4Kids Golf Tournament on September 25, 2018, at the beautiful Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk.

More than $60,000 was rasied for Bradley Hospital and FRIENDS WAY! Proceeds from the tournament will enable us to continue our work in helping children heal.
See photos from the event

Doreen Wiggins, MD Interviewed on Grief Out Loud

Long-time FRIENDS WAY supporter, surgeon Doreen Wiggins, MD, was recently interviewed on Grief Out Loud, a podcast produced by the Dougy Center, a national organization for grieving families and children. Dr. Wiggins discussed the death of her husband and the healing journey both she and her children underwent following this great personal loss. 
Listen or download the podcast episode on iTunes

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!
FRIENDS WAY Receives
​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.