Check out these stories and news items highlighting the work of the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and our member agencies.
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RI Monthly highlighted our Community Kitchen culinary job training program and the successes & challenges of our students.
Federal cuts to SNAP will impact Rhode Islanders in need. Read an editorial from Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff in The Providence Journal.
Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff speaks with ABC6 News Anchor John DeLuca on 6 Questions. View the clip.
The Providence Journal editorial highlights the Food Bank’s Status Report on Hunger in RI and the challenges of addressing poverty in the state.
Listen to Rhode Island Public Radio’s Chuck Hinman discuss the Food Bank’s Status Report on Hunger in RI with CEO Andrew Schiff.
Watch NBC 10’s coverage of the Status Report on Hunger in RI in this segment with Katie Davis.
The Food Bank relies on the support of corporate donors to meet the need in the community. Read the article in Providence Business News.
For an overview of our work, watch the profile of the Food Bank featured recently on The Rhode Show.
Check out coverage of our 2017 Summer Food Drive on The Rhode Show.
Read State Representative Julie A. Casimiro’s op-ed about the need to see firsthand the importance of food pantries and meal sites in the lives of people they serve.
Check out The Providence Journal‘s behind-the-scenes feature highlighting how the Food Bank moves more than 10 million pounds of food every year.
The Providence Journal‘s Richard Salit chronicles how the Food Bank acquires and distributes enough food to serve 59,000 clients each month.
NBC 10’s Katie Davis reports on the challenges faced by clients whose food assistance benefits have been delayed.
The Providence Journal reports on the Food Bank’s 2016 Status Report on Hunger. Even with benefits and other assistance, many families still don’t have enough to eat.
Read the story by Ellen Liberman in Rhode Island Monthly.
WPRI 12’s Mike Montecalvo reports on hunger in Rhode Island and shares one woman’s struggle to feed her family.
This year’s Scouting for Food Drive was a big success. Check out the story on WPRI 12.
Read the opinion piece by Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff featured in The Providence Journal.
The Food Bank and other organizations collaborate to improve the quality of life in our community. Check out the story in Providence Business News.
At the ESPN Humanitarian Awards, the Rhode Island Community Food Bank was featured in a video honoring New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft for his philanthropy.
Watch The Rhode Show segment with First Gentleman Andy Moffit and the Food Bank’s Lisa Roth Blackman.
And read the article in The Warwick Beacon.
Listen to the segment on Cumulus Community on WPRO Radio to find out what’s happening this summer. Topics include the Summer Food Drive, Summer Meals Program and Hunger Action Month.
Read the article on the State’s legislative grant program in the Providence Business News.
Read the article in Providence Business News.
Check out Social Snaps in The Providence Journal.
Ocean State Job Lot donated 2 truckloads of food to the Food Bank. Check out the photo gallery.
Check out the article in the Cranston Herald.
Learn more about our award-winning campaign to raise awareness and funds to fight hunger in Rhode Island.