Kind Heart, Warm Soles Collective Benefits Local Shelters

Newport, R.I. (April 23, 2019) – Hundreds of adult and children’s socks were generously donated by the community during the BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance “Kind Heart, Warm Soles” collection drive last month. The goal of the collection drive was to provide children and adult socks to benefit local shelters in support of their mission to serve those most in need.

At the conclusion of the collection drive, BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance representatives transported all sock donations to six local shelters: East Bay Coalition for the Homeless (Riverside), Harrington Hall (Cranston), Lucy’s Hearth (Middletown), Providence Rescue Mission, Welcome House of South County (Wakefield), and the Woonsocket Homeless Shelter.

About BankNewport

Founded in 1819 and headquartered in Newport, BankNewport offers a full suite of loan and deposit products and services for families and businesses throughout Rhode Island. In addition, OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc., a subsidiary of BankNewport, offers a broad range of property casualty insurance products and a full array of financial services. With 17 banking offices and $1.6 billion in assets, BankNewport is one of the oldest community banks in the United States and, as a mutual organization, is committed to the financial success of its customers, employees and communities.

About OceanPoint Insurance Agency

OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc., is a Trusted Choice independent insurance agency that provides a broad range of property casualty insurance products and a full array of financial services. A subsidiary of BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance can trace its roots back to 1863 and is one of the largest independent insurance agency operations in southeastern New England. With locations in Middletown, Barrington, North Kingstown, and Coventry, OceanPoint Insurance is positioned to meet the growing insurance needs of clients throughout the region.