Upcoming Orientations, Meetings and Workshops
Winter 2014 Workshop Schedule
To register for any of these workshops, please call 401-942-6325 at least one week in advance of the workshop. Lunch 'n Learn workshops include lunch for registered participants. Click here for a complete list of workshops.
Monday, March 3, 9:30 am - Noon
Doris Moore, the Food Bank’s Grants Manager, will provide an overview of grants, funding and grant writing. Time will be set aside for you to be able to do some writing and leave with an organizational description or a write up about one of your programs. Space is limited to 10 people but another class will be offered in the spring as well. Please bring information about your program with you.
How to Build a Healthy Pantry: Design with Health in Mind
Thursday, March 20, 11 am - Noon
Learn how to incorporate health & wellness into your pantry program. From providing wellness information at your site to helping clients make good shopping choices based on their own health needs, we will provide tools & resources to take small steps or giant leaps in transforming your program into a Healthy Pantry. Food samples will be provided!
Agency orientations are required for anyone at one of the Food Bank’s member agency partners who intend to order, shop or come in to pick up an order of food. They are also a good resource for agencies wishing to brush up on their Food Bank knowledge.
Thursday, Feb. 27, 10 am - noon
Advanced registration is required. To register call Hope Indeglia O'Brien at 401-230-1704.
If you’ve registered but cannot attend, let us know 48 hours in advance so that we may contact those on our waiting list. All agency orientations are held at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.
The Food Bank coordinates regional meetings in Newport, Providence and Woonsocket as opportunities for member agencies in those areas to get together and share resources. For information on upcoming meetings, contact Agency Services at (401) 942-6325.