At RI BEST SELF we believe in supporting our community.

Potter League Animal Shelter


 Roll up your sleeves. Save some paws. There are dozens of ways you can make a difference in the lives of our animals. Which is best for you? Volunteer ... 



 The Newport County YMCA is a 501C association of people of all ages,  ethnic origins, religious affiliations and socio- economic levels. The  basis of the association is founded in Judeo-Christian values and its  purpose is to significantly improve and positively influence the quality  of life and social well being for our members ...



Our Mission Statement

To protect and improve Narragansett Bay 

Our Vision

  • A swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett Bay accessible to everyone
  • A thriving and resilient Bay recognized globally as an environmental treasure
  • Communities that are engaged and informed on matters affecting the Bay

Newport Salvation Army


The Salvation Army's Newport Corps has been a fixture of the community  for 125 years. Originally established 1889, the Corps opened up on  Broadway Street, but would eventually move to its current location in  1974. The Corps has experienced many changes and obstacles throughout  the course of its long history, but still continues to provide a  constant and consistent level of service to the community.