Holiday Help Registration Now Open

Holiday Help registration is now open! Register now through November 8th for Thanksgiving and now through December 6th for Holiday. 

Register in-person at the Center, Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More information on Santa's Workshop is available here and more information on the holiday food pantries is available here

Ongoing Community Programming

To better serve the community, we have added a variety of new community programming, from fitness to art class. All of these activities are completely free of charge and suitable for all skill levels.

 

Please join us, and check out our Facebook events for real-time updates

 

"LivFit" Nutrition & Cooking Class

Tuesdays 5 pm to 6 pm

Thursdays 5 pm to 6 pm

Please send RSVPs to niessink6@aol.com​ OR call/text Kristin's cell at (401) 368-7614 so we know how much food to provide.​ All are welcome; free of charge! 

Community Yoga Class

Wednesdays 10:30 am to 11:30 am

No registration required. All are welcome; free of charge!

Community Art Class

Thursdays 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

No registration required. All are welcome; free of charge!

Lunch & Learns

Engaging monthly presentations for older adults with a nutritious lunch provided; dates vary. Please RSVP: (401) 846-4828 or email. 

Currently scheduled for:

Tuesday, October 29th at 12:30 pm

Tuesday, November 26th at 12:30 pm

Current Needs

 

Canned Food

As you will soon see in the Annual Report, the number of individuals using our food pantry on a regular basis is rising. We are serving more individuals daily, and expanding our reach with our Mobile Pantry. Due to these advances, we are currently in need of a few things to keep our pantry shelves stocked. 

 

Highest Demand:

canned protein

soup

peanut butter

 jelly

 sugar

 flour

 oil

produce

 

Please drop off your donations at the Loading Dock, Mon. thru Fri. from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Thank you!

 

 GET INVOLVED 


The MLK needs you! Volunteers are needed to staff our Breakfast Program and to stock our Food Pantry.

For more info, please email Nancy Harten or call her at (401) 846-4828 x103.

 

 

 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center

20 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd.

Newport, RI 02840

Phone: 401-846-4828

Fax: 401-848-7360

EIN: 05-0271882

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