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Events and Programs

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Empty Bowls

Thursday, October 18, 2018
5:30 to 8:30 pm
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet

Tickets will be on sale September 2018.

Join us for the same great event on a new day of the week as we celebrate our 4th Empty Bowls fundraiser. Enjoy tastings from more than 30 local restaurants while you select a bowl to take home handcrafted by a local artist.

To learn more about the event, click here.


Scouting for Hunger

Saturday, November 3, 2018
At your door by 8 am

On Saturday, November 3, you can support the Food Bank through the 31st annual Scouting for Food Drive.

During the last weekend of October, your local Scout volunteers will leave a hanger on your door and return the following Saturday to pick up your donation of non-perishable food for the Food Bank.

Last year, the Narragansett Council, Scouts of America collected more than 200,000 pounds of food so please help them make this year’s drive a success.

Click here for a list of our most needed items.


Holiday Food Drive & Open House

Saturday, December 8, 9 am to noon
Rhode Island Community Food Bank
200 Niantic Ave, Providence

Join us for our annual Holiday Open House at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

Stop in for some holiday cheer while delivering your food donation to help out this holiday season.

Take a tour of the Food Bank, meet the staff and enjoy live music and other fun activities.

Click here for directions to the Food Bank.