Local Food Pantries & Meal Sites
We work with more than 143 food pantries and meal sites which distribute perishable and nonperishable foods that you can choose from based on your dietary needs. Find one local to you. Enter your zip code in the search bar on the map. Click on any location for hours and details.
To see our full Food Assistance List, organized by city and town, click here.
Please Note: This list is updated at least monthly to reflect changes in food assistance program operations. Please call ahead to confirm a program is open during their listed hours.
Frequently Asked Questions
All are welcome at Food Bank member agencies, regardless of income, background or immigration status. If you need food assistance, our member agencies are here to help.
While no one is turned away, most agencies do require some basic household information for new guests. It’s best to call ahead of your first visit to learn what you might need to bring.
Yes. Most locations will allow for a proxy to pick up food. All locations are independently operated, so it’s best to call ahead.
Please visit our Food Assistance list to find the next closest pantry, or call the 2-1-1 hotline to get assistance.
Assistance & Programs
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides qualified recipients with a special debit card, funded monthly, that can be used to pay for food.Get Help
CSFP for Seniors
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a federal program that provides a monthly food box to qualified seniors.Learn More & Apply
In addition to the Food Bank, there are many organizations in Rhode Island that are here to help.Find Support
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