Report: Food insecurity in R.I. on the rise despite improving economy

THE RHODE ISLAND Community Food Bank reported that food insecurity in Rhode Island is on the rise as food cost inflation outpaces wage gains.
THE RHODE ISLAND Community Food Bank reported that food insecurity in Rhode Island is on the rise as food cost inflation outpaces wage gains.
PROVIDENCE – Food insecurity in Rhode Island is on the rise, according to a new report from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank released on Monday. According to the 2018 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island, there were 24,500 households in the state reporting “very low food security,” which the United States Department of …

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