Child & Family is private non-profit human and health service agency that has proudly served children, families, and seniors throughout Rhode Island since 1866.

Special Events

Child & Family’s 39th Annual Taste of Newport Was a Great Success!

Child & Family’s 39th Annual Taste of Newport Was a Great Success!

Child & Family would like to thank our Community Partners, Tasting Station Partners, silent auction item donors, and everyone else that contributed to the success of our 39th Annual Taste of Newport held on Sunday, October 23, 2022. Child & Family, which provides programs and services for vulnerable children, families, and older adults throughout Rhode Island, exceeded our goal by collecting over $122,000!

Child & Family would like to express our gratitude to Mark and Ida Aramli with The Aramli Foundation and BedJet, the 2022 Taste of Newport Honorary Co-Chairs, who have been generous supporters throughout 2022.

Child & Family would also like to send our sincerest “thank you” to the community partners that support our programs year-round; this includes The Aramli Foundation, BedJet, BayCoast Bank, Affiliated Insurance Managers, Bowen’s Wharf Company, Kiwanis Club of Newport, Citizens, Berkshire Bank, BankNewport, Blue Cross Blue Shield RI, Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, Hilb Group of New England, IGT, Magellan Health, Neighborhood Health Plan of RI, Newport Hospital, PKF O’Connor Davies, Regan Heating and Air Conditioning, Secure Networks, Salve Regina University, Family Service of RI, Gil’s Appliances, Corrigan Financial, Brady Sullivan Properties, People’s Credit Union, Imaj Associates, Exquisite Events, our Taste of Newport Committee Co-Chairs Sharon Alemany and Lynette Dawley, and all the dedicated volunteers with our Taste Committee.

Lastly, Taste of Newport could not be possible without the support of all the restaurants, caterers, beverage vendors, and confectionaries that make this event possible! Thank you to Aquidneck Meat & Provisions, Beech, Diego’s Barrio Cantina, Fifth Element, Foodlove Market, The French Confection, The Grill at Forty 1 North, Giusto, Humming Bird, Kaffeology, La Vecina Taqueria, The Living Room at Brenton Hotel, Lucia Italian Restaurant, M.S. Walker of Rhode Island, McGrath Clambakes & Catering, Newport Vineyards & Taproot Brewing Co., Perro Salado, Ragged Island Brewing Company, The Reef, Sardella’s Italian Restaurant, Stoneacre Garden, and Yagi Noodles.

Child & Family looks forward to celebrating our milestone

40th Anniversary of Taste of Newport in October 2023!

Photography provided by Kim Fuller–Born to Rise™ Photography.

Picture1(left to right) Marty Sinnott, President & CEO, Child & Family, with Ida & Mark Aramli of The Aramli Foundation and BedJet, who were the 2022 Taste of Newport Co-Chairs
Picture2(left to right) Child & Family’s Stephen Wakely & Fernando Barbosa, with Foster Parents Anna & Jay Zambrano


(left to right) BayCoast Banks Helena Moronta, Olga Fernandes, Sonia Couto, and Child & Family’s Board of Directors Chair Sara Hiebner

Picture4Taste of Newport was held at the Wyndham Newport Hotel. Here is a photo of the party in full swing.

Below are some of our Tasting Station Partners:

Picture8 Picture7 Picture6 Picture5

Upcoming Events