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Events and Programs

Summer Food Drive

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation during the summer. Help ensure that no one in RI goes hungry by supporting the Summer Food Drive.

Independents Month

Visit these great independent grocers throughout the month of July and support the RI Community Food Bank.

Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls Events PageFriday, September 23 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm

Enjoy local pottery and food at this casual family-friendly event. Choose a handmade artisanal bowl. Taste samples of soup, bread and dessert from local restaurants. Keep your bowl as a reminder that your support helps fill all the empty bowls in our community. Tickets on sale in August! Click here for details.

Boy Scouts Scouting for Food Drive

Saturday, November 5 at 8 am

The year’s largest food drive will take place on Saturday, November 5, led by teams of Boy Scouts collecting food right at your door. Please support this annual tradition by leaving a bag of non-perishable food for your local Scouts!

Holiday Open HouseHoliday Food Drive & Open House

Saturday, December 3 from 9 am to noon

Visit the Food Bank and celebrate the holidays with music and other festivities. Take a tour of the Food Bank’s warehouse and join in a live B101 broadcast. Your donation of non-perishable food items will help us fill the need during this holiday season.

Sing Away Hunger Concert

Saturday, February 4 at 11 am and 2 pm
NEW LOCATION – Ocean State Theater

Bring the whole family to enjoy award-winning children’s entertainers Bill Harley and Keith Munslow who will once again take the state to benefit the Food Bank.