CCRI opens pantry for its ‘food insecure’ students

Updated at 12:35 p.m.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island students Leyshell Williams, left, and Sabrina Melki prepare bags of food and household products at the food pantry at CCRI's Lincoln campus ahead of the pantry's official opening on Monday. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND
COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island students Leyshell Williams, left, and Sabrina Melki prepare bags of food and household products in the food pantry at CCRI's Lincoln campus ahead of the pantry's official opening on Monday. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND
LINCOLN – Citing studies that indicate that one in four community college students is “food insecure,” Community College of Rhode Island officials opened a food pantry Monday at CCRI’s Lincoln campus to provide food and other products to its students. The pantry will be operated by CCRI student and staff volunteers five days a week,…

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