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  • NBC 10 has been partnering with Adoption Rhode Island for more than 15 years. This powerful and award-winning news segment features a Rhode Island waiting child or an adoption-related story every Tuesday during the 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. news broadcast.

    Adoption Rhode Island helps to prepare the children and plan and coordinate the segments. Many Rhode Islanders make their first inquiry about adoption as a result of Tuesday’s Child and approximately 60 percent of the children featured have been matched with permanent families following their segment.



Tuesday's Child: Meet Miguel

Miguel is a life-long Rhode Islander, a teen with a friendly personality and a good head on his shoulders, equally comfortable taking a hike through Roger Williams Park or making dinner for the other kids in the group home. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Alyssa's new home

We often feature teens in our Tuesday's Child reports but younger children are also adopted through DCYF. NBC 10's Patrice Wood tells us about a couple who adopted Alyssa. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Eddy

Adoption Rhode Island is sending us to the Biomes Marine Biology Center in North Kingstown today for our Tuesday's Child report where NBC 10's Patrice Wood introduces us to 7-year-old Eddy. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Johvaun

If you'd like to help a child in state care go to summer camp, here's your chance. There's a fundraiser at Finn's Harborside in East Greenwich on July 23 where you can help sponsor a camper. NBC 10's Patrice Wood says Johvaun's  trip to camp was a life-changing experience. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Seth

Patrice Wood and Seth attend a private premiere party for the new Transformer movie, and even get to meet actor Mark Wahlberg. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Rashae

Rashae Rashae

Our Tuesday's Child report is about a talented singer who takes the stage at a local theatre company. NBC 10's Patrice Wood tells us about Rashae. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Makayla

Makayla Makayla

We're taking you to the indoor facilities for the Pawtucket Youth Soccer Association for our Tuesday's Child report. NBC 10's Patrice Wood tells us about Makayla who is waiting to be adopted. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Special dad

If you've ever thought about adopting a child but weren't secure enough to move forward, this success story might inspire you. NBC 10's Patrice Wood tells us about a single dad who now has several sons, and one was a former Tuesday's Child. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Dillon

Dillon Dillon

Our Tuesday's Child is a boy with extensive medical needs. NBC 10's Patrice Wood tells us about 14-year-old Dillon who doesn't let anything get him down. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Cody

Cody Cody

Our Tuesday's Child today is looking for an adoptive family that is loving and loyal. NBC10’s 10's Patrice Wood tells us about Cody. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Lace's new family

Lace has a new family. Lace has a new family.

Another one of our Tuesday's Children has been adopted. NBC 10's Patrice Wood goes back to Barrington to meet up again with Lace, 5 years after her original report. This time, though, Lace is with her adoptive parents. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Jake

Jake is looking for a family to call his own. Jake is looking for a family to call his own.

Our Tuesday's Child report is about a 13-year-old named Jake. NBC 10's Patrice Wood tells us this teenager is being put to work today in a local kitchen. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Jaren

Jaren Jaren

URI Rams basketball star Xavier Munford plays basketball today with my Tuesday's Child Jaren at Noon and 6. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Jenise

Jenise Jenise

The tap-dancing extravaganza 42nd street is being performed now through May 18th at the Ocean State Theatre in Warwick. And the actors are making room on the stage for our Tuesday's Child. NB 10's Patrice Wood introduces us to Jenise who likes to perform. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Tiara

Meet Tiara Meet Tiara

A 12 year old with a passion for helping others is our Tuesday's Child today. NBC 10's Patrice Wood meets up with Tiara. More>>

Tuesday's Child success story

NBC 10's Patrice Wood has another success story featuring two former foster children.
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Tuesday's Child: A family for Kalvin

Patrice Wood tells us about a successful match for this loving child. Patrice Wood tells us about a successful match for this loving child.

Today in our Tuesday's Child report we feature a story about Kalvin. NBC 10's Patrice Wood tell us about a successful match for this child who needed a permanent home. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Kids have one wish

Mike and Leslie Forget offered to take the four children all in. Mike and Leslie Forget offered to take the four children all in.

In our Tuesday's Child report, four young children without a permanent home have only one request, that they be kept together. NBC 10's Patrice Wood finds out if there's anyone out there who would grant them their wish. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Jon-Neaya

At any given time, there are more than 100 children in state care waiting for permanent homes. In her Tuesday's Child report, Patrice Wood tells us about a 13-year-old who desperately wants to be adopted. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Shaheim's success story

NBC 10's Patrice Wood has an update on a teenager named Shaheim, who has now been adopted. More>>

Tuesday's Child: Meet Kayley

In our Tuesday's Child report today, we feature a girl with a passion for art and writing.NBC 10's Patrice Wood tells us about Kayley who is eager to find an adoptive family. More>>

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    Patrice Wood

    Patrice Wood has been delivering the news at NBC 10 for more than 30 years. Starting at NBC 10 in 1980, she has been the recipient of numerous volunteer and professional awards.
    Patrice Wood has been delivering the news at NBC 10 for more than 30 years. Starting at NBC 10 in 1980, she has been the recipient of numerous volunteer and professional awards.
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