News and Events from Newport Hospital

Celebrating 50-Years of Philanthropy: Ruth and Ned Corcoran’s Generosity has Helped to Transform Newport Hospital


It was 1967 and Lyndon B. Johnson occupied the Oval Office. Gas was thirty-three cents a gallon and Carl Yastrzemski was patrolling left field at Fenway Park during the Red Sox’s Impossible Dream season when Ruth and Edward “Ned” Corcoran first became involved with Newport Hospital. Learn more

A Salute to Health, Newport Hospital’s Summer Soiree Honoring Ginny and Jim Purviance, Raises $719,140

Newport Hospital Summer Soiree Crowd

With a pleasant breeze rolling off the water complemented by picturesque views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, more than 400 friends of Newport Hospital gathered at the historic Eisenhower House on Thursday, July 6, for the hospital’s 2017 summer soirée, A Salute to Health. Learn more

"Small Island, Big Hearts" Tournament Benefits Newport Hospital

Small Island Big Hearts

Friends and family of the late Marshall and Bruce Johnson—Aquidneck Island brothers, athletes and jai alai players—gathered in October to present the Newport Hospital Foundation with a charitable donation of $17,000, from the proceeds of the fifth annual “Small Island, Big Hearts” golf tournament, held in June at Green Valley Country Club to honor the Johnson brothers’ memory. Read more

Recent Videos and Publications

Newport Hospital's Summer Soirée Featured Video

The 2017 Summer Soirée, A Salute to Health, raised funds for a dual diagnosis partial hospitalization program at Newport Hospital for those suffering from both mental health issues and substance abuse. Here is the video that was featured at the event.

Newport Hospital Summer 2017

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