Our Partners in the Community
We appreciate the many allies and supporters we have in the community. Take a moment to check out just a couple of examples.
Eastern Bank Awards $5,000 to Support the Food Bank
The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation has awarded $5,000 to the Food Bank to provide food to the 63,000 people who rely each month on our statewide network of food pantries and meal sites. Eastern Bank has been dedicated to its communities since 1818. In 2015, the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation will donate approximately $6.4 million to contribute to the health and vitality of communities served by the Eastern Bank Corporation. The Food Bank appreciates your generosity.
The Grainger Foundation Donates $10,000 to Fight Hunger
The Grainger Foundation, an independent, private foundation located in Lake Forest, Illinois, has donated $10,000 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank to assist in the acquisition and distribution of food to families in need.
This donation was recommended by Jim Crowley, Market Manager of W.W. Grainger Inc.'s, Rhode Island market. Grainger has been a part of the Rhode Island business community for more than 67 years as the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products. The Grainger Foundation, based in Lake Forest, Illinois, was established in 1949 by William W. Grainger, founder of W.W. Grainger, Inc.