Food Bank News

News and updates from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank about hunger issues in our state.

Op-Ed: Families & Food Banks Need Vital Support
  • Op-Ed

June 23, 2023

Representative Julie Casimiro penned a powerful op-ed about the dire need for food assistance for Rhode Island families.

Food Pantries Struggling to Keep Up
  • In the Press

May 25, 2023

With the end of many pandemic-era federal benefits, Rhode Island’s food pantries are struggling to keep up with the demand for food assistance.

Screen capture of CEO Andrew Schiff on WPRI news
Food Bank Advocates for School Meals for All
  • In the Press

March 16, 2023

Food Bank part of a coalition advocating for the Healthy School Meals for All in the 2023/2024 school year.

Food Insecurity a State-wide Issue
  • In the Press

February 8, 2023

Nearly one third of Rhode Island households are experiencing food insecurity. Read more.