ABC 6 sponsors family for Children’s Friend holiday drive

This is a photo of some of the ABC 6 News crew at the Children's Friend's holiday drive. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The ABC 6 crew dropped off gifts Thursday to the Children’s Friend holiday drive.

Children’s Friend has been around for 184 years, making it Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare agency.

Through the organization, members of the community can choose a family to sponsor.

Some of the items gifted included winter clothes and toys.

The organization typically helps roughly 1,000 families during the holidays.

There are around 100 families left who are awaiting to be sponsored.

If you’re interested in sponsoring a family or making a donation, visit the Children’s Friend website.

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