Our Mission: Alleviating Hunger

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for all Rhode Islanders by advancing solutions to the problem of hunger.

Our Vision

We envision a state where no one goes hungry.

Our Core Values

We believe in….

  • Compassion: We approach our work with empathy, understanding and respect for the diverse communities we serve.
  • Fostering Health: We want all Rhode Islanders to have access to healthy food because good nutrition is essential for good health.
  • Innovation: We are flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the community. We lead by finding creative ways to prevent and reduce food insecurity.
  • Collaboration: We know we cannot end hunger alone. We succeed in partnership with others and strive to include a rich tapestry of voices in our work.
  • Accountability: We deliver outstanding service and high quality programs, effectively and efficiently. We steward our resources with integrity and transparency.

Commitment to Diversity

The Rhode Island Community Food Bank embodies diversity, serving every part of our state and engaging people from all communities and backgrounds in our work. We are an open and inclusive organization that welcomes, respects, and values all people. Diversity strengthens our organization, so we take responsibility for attracting employees, volunteers and supporters with diverse identities and life experience. When we seek out, recognize, and cultivate diversity within our staff, we create an enriched and more inclusive work environment. Ultimately, it is our collective wisdom that enables us to achieve our mission with creativity and compassion.