• MLK Community Center

Did You Remember One of the Most Important Gifts This Holiday Season?

Updated: Jul 29, 2020

Above: Preschool students enjoy a healthy snack.

With the holidays upon us, we know you’re checking your list. But check again: is giving back to your community on there? You don’t have to brave store lines or wrap 4,206 gifts; giving a gift to your Newport County neighbors is as easy as clicking a buttonBy the end of this year, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center will serve at least 4,206 people in Newport County. Will you give the gift of education, hunger services, community enrichment, and dignity to your neighbors this holiday season? And: If you give today, your gift will be MATCHED, dollar-for-dollar. The perfect time to give is now. Can Newport County count on you?

If you don’t help, who will? Please make your tax-deductible gift today and it will be MATCHED dollar-for-dollar.


Give by December 31st, 2019 and DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT!

A special group of friends including Eileen and Walter Jachna, Zulekha and Steve Ludwig, George W. Emerson, III, and The Point Association of Newport, RI will double your gift!

They will match your donation up to a total of $45,000, if received by December 31st.

Double Your Impact

Board of Trustees

Rose M. Hyder, President 

Eilish FitzGerald Clarkson, Vice President 

Kim Bullock, Co-Secretary

John Rok, Co-Secretary 

John L. Burke, Treasurer 

Elizabeth Alofsin 

Gail Alofsin 

Kelly M. Doern 

Matthew Gray 

Elizabeth Gugliotta

Judy Hall

Rebecca Knapp LeBlanc 

Elizabeth Phelps 

David D. Schuller 

Whitney C. Slade 

John P. Sullivan 

Kathleen Taddei 

Executive Director

Heather Hole Strout

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