BankNewport donates $5,000 to Federal Hill House

NEWPORT – BankNewport recently donated $5,000 to Federal Hill House to expand its Early Learning Center, according to a news release.

The donation allows the Providence-based nonprofit to add space for six more children in its toddler classroom for a total of 18 participants.

The Early Learning Center, which provides educational programming for children from 18 months to age 5, was recently renovated prior to the coronavirus pandemic, and updated again to create a safer environment amid COVID-19.

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