The Beacon for the Brave Resource Center is set to open inside The United Baptist Church located at 30 Spring St, Newport, RI this Saturday, January 26th, 2019.

This resource center will provide information for local resources as well as household items the family may need to get through this tough financial time due to the ongoing government shutdown. 

This center will be open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm for all furloughed Federal workers including Active Duty Coast Guard, Retired Coast Guard, and any other furloughed Federal workers as well as their families.

The mission of the Beacon for the Brave Resource Center is to serve as many families as we can during these uncertain times.  

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).