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LOADING UP: Ric Wild, executive director at the Good Neighbors Inc. food pantry in East Providence, loads bags of food into a vehicle while volunteer Elaine Fredrick fills boxes. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

STARVING FOR HELP: Needy flock to R.I.’s overwhelmed food pantries

IT'S COMMON for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Executive Director Heather Hole Strout to see adults and the elderly seeking food at...

Cox Communications charitable group donates $25K to R.I. Food Bank

WEST WARWICK – The charitable arm of the parent company of Cox Communications and Cox Automotive, the James M. Cox Foundation, has donated $25,000...

Farm Fresh RI, R.I. Food Bank approved for USDA’s new food...

PROVIDENCE – Farm Fresh Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank will collaborate to provide up to 3,750 boxes of food per...
Andrew Schiff / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Five Questions With: Andrew Schiff, Rhode Island Community Food Bank CEO

5Q: Andrew Schiff | CEO, Rhode Island Community Food Bank 1. How much more food is being distributed by Rhode Island Community Food Bank...

R.I. Community Food Bank receives $100K from MetLife Foundation

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Community Food Bank recently was the beneficiary of a $100,000 donation from the MetLife Foundation to help handle increased...
 PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Trinity Rep raises $60K for R.I. Food Bank

RAISING DOUGH: Trinity Repertory Company raised $60,445 for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank from audiences that attended the company’s stage play “A Christmas...

Trinity Rep raises more than $60K for R.I. Community Food...

PROVIDENCE – Trinity Repertory Company raised $60,445 for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank during the theater group’s 2019 production of “A Christmas Carol,”...
THE RHODE ISLAND Community Food Bank noted in its latest Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island than low-income residents miss more than 11 million meals annually.

Report: More than 11M meals are missed annually in R.I. by...

PROVIDENCE — Low-income residents in Rhode Island are annually missing 11.3 million meals and closing such a gap will require “significant investment” in federal...

R.I. Food Bank launches annual holiday drive with turkey donations

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Community Food Bank kicked off its annual Holiday Food Drive last week and invited Rhode Islanders to participate by...

R.I. Food Bank receives $10K, food items from Blue Cross

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Community Food Bank received multiple donations from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island as the nonprofit launched...

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