Newport County Chamber of Commerce hosts Food Drive to benefit the MLK Jr. Community Center
Middletown, RI- The Newport County Chamber of Commerce hosts its Annual Ton of Love Food Drive to benefit the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, located in Newport, RI.
The Ton of Love Food Drive began on February 1, 2018 and will run until February 28, 2018. This food drive was created by and is run through the Ambassador Committee of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce. The food drive is specifically held in February to help stock pantry shelves following the holiday season. Local businesses throughout Newport County are serving as collection centers during the drive. The following items are being specifically requested during this drive: canned soups, canned meats, canned vegetables, pasta, rice, cereal, condiments, peanut butter and jelly, grocery store gift cards, macaroni & cheese, personal items, paper goods and toiletries.
Items can be dropped in collections bins at the following locations:
Avid Products • 72 Johnnycake Hill Rd
BankNewport • 528 West Main Rd
Corrigan Financial Inc. • 747 Aquidneck Ave.
Edward Jones • 790 Aquidneck Ave.
KLR • 97 John Clarke Road
Liberty Tax • 554 West Main Rd
Minuteman Press • 687 West Main Rd
Newport County Chamber of Commerce • 35 Valley Rd
Newport County Computers • 683 West Main Rd
Newport County YMCA • 792 Valley Rd
OceanPoint Insurance Agency • 500 West Main Rd
Ocean State Laundromat • 232 West Main Rd
OPT Physical Therapy • 181 Aquidneck Ave
People’s Credit Union • 858 West Main Rd (2/5-2/24)
Polo Cleaners • 700 Aquidneck Ave
SEA CORP • 62 Johnny Cake Hill
Train with Jane • 699 Aquidneck Ave
Webster Bank • 716 Aquidneck Ave
Admiral’s Gate • 221 Third St
BankNewport • Washington Square
Cru Café/Russell Morin Catering & Events • 1 Casino Terrace
Mall Laundromat • 199 Connell Hwy
Natural Creations • 540 Thames St
People’s Credit Union • 43 Memorial Blvd (2/5-2/24)
Savings Institute Bank & Trust • 100 Bellevue Ave
BankNewport • 2628 East Main Rd
Newport Beach Club • 195 Newport Harbor Drive
People’s Credit Union • 2537 East Main Rd
Portsmouth Town Hall • 2200 East Main Rd
BankNewport • 1740 Main Rd
BankNewport • 614 Main Rd
Jamestown Art Center • 18 Valley St
The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is the second largest chamber in the state with nearly 1100 members representing over 50,000 employees and is one of Rhode Island’s largest business advocacy organizations, formed to enhance the business, civic and economic vitality of Newport County and greater Rhode Island. We help businesses succeed.