Newport Fishermen’s Wives COVID-19 Support

Newport Fishermen’s Wives have recently received a grant to help members of fishing industry that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic . Application and details – also in Spanish.

NFW’S would like to help ease the impact felt by COVID-19.  This program has been created to provide supplies to families and individuals in the seafood industry that have been financially affected by COVID-19.

Newport Fishermen’s Wives is a non-profit corporation of fishermen’s wives, mothers, daughters, and friends, supporting a strong sense of community helping to further the causes of industry, safety, seafood education, and family support.

The program offers help with basic needs for people who are sick and may need over the counter, basic medical and cleaning supplies, basic food needs, gas, diapers, school supplies and other personal needs. In qualified cases they may be able to assist with utility bills that are PAST DUE.  The program may not be able to help with all of the needs families and individuals apply for.

Questions, please call Taunette Dixon at 541-961-3385 or email Newport Fisherman’s Wives at