Hunger in Rhode Island is at the highest rate in 10 years. Sadly, the problem will only get worse if Congress goes ahead with plans to cut safety-net programs like SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).
The Food Bank and its network of member agencies are operating near capacity, serving 57,000 people each month, and cannot possibly compensate for major cuts to federal nutrition programs.
Get all the facts by reading the Food Bank’s 2017 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island and then take action:
For your convenience, below you’ll find contact information for Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegates as well as a list of email addresses for members of the General Assembly.
Rhode Island Governor’s Office
Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegates
On behalf of Rhode Islanders struggling to put meals on the table, thank you for contacting your legislators!