Food Bank News

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

Legislators Tour the Food Bank, Talk Food Assistance
  • In the Press

August 21, 2023

Capitol TV joined Rhode Island legislative leaders for a tour of the Food Bank to see how State investments help to distribute nutritious food to our neighbors in need.

Food Bank Receives Feeding America Grant on Behalf of Sankofa Initiative
  • News

August 17, 2023

The Rhode Island Community Food Bank has received a $500,000 grant from the Feeding America Food Security Equity Impact Fund on behalf of the Sankofa Initiative.

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.

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