The Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Newport, RI announced on Facebook on Sunday that they have been the recipient of a $916,000 grant from the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust.

The Statement of Purpose of the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust reads:

            “In determining which organization or organizations shall receive payments of income or principal from the Trust, the Trustees shall give special attention to organizations whose charitable activities are focused on the City of Newport, Rhode Island, and Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island, and are designed to enhance the quality of life in and to perpetuate the history of the City of Newport and Aquidneck Island.”