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Boy eating spaghetti.Your gift brings us closer to our goal of a future without hunger. Browse our frequently asked questions for information about the many ways to give to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

How do I make a gift to the Food Bank?

Gifts may be made online, by phone or through the mail using a number of flexible payment methods:

Personal checks or money orders should be made payable to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and mailed to the address below:

Rhode Island Community Food Bank
200 Niantic Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

Is my gift tax-deductible?
Gifts are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.  The Rhode Island Community Food Bank is a registered 501c(3) non-profit organization. Our tax identification number is 05-0395601.

How do I make a gift in honor of someone?
To make a donation in someone’s name, please visit our donation page and enter the tribute information at the bottom of the page.  If you have additional questions, contact Kathy Correia at (401) 230-1673 or via email.

Does the Food Bank have a monthly giving program?
Sustainers Harvest allows you to donate through your credit card automatically. Contact Kathy Correia at (401) 230-1673 or via email, for more info.

Does the Food Bank accept matching gifts?
Yes, please contact your human resources department to see if your company participates in a matching gift program.

Woman in front of a shelf of bread.How is my gift used?
Your gift allows us to provide quality food to the state’s hungry. We rely on support from individuals, corporations, foundations and fundraisers to carry out our mission.

Approximately 88% of our funding is used to distribute nutritious food to our network of 250 member agency programs and to run programs like Kids Cafe and Community Kitchen.

How can I learn more about the Food Bank?
We welcome you to call us at 401-942-6325 to arrange for a tour of our facility. You can also watch this 10-minute video which explains how the Food Bank makes a difference across Rhode Island.

 

Can I review your financial statements?

FY13 Financials (PDF 101KB)

FY13 IRS Form 990 (PDF 5 MB)

FY12 Financials (PDF 105 KB)

FY12 IRS Form 990 (PDF 5 MB)

FY11 Financials (PDF, 1.68 MB)

FY11 IRS Form 990 (PDF, 5 MB)

How do I contact you?
To contact us or to be removed from our mailing list, please email donations@rifoodbank.org or call (401) 942-6325.