1 Feeding America network members serve this area:


State Statistical Brief: RI

Food insecurity rate 14.7 % Child food insecurity rate 21.3 % Population 1,052,471
Poverty rate 13.2 % Child poverty rate 18.4 % Unemployment rate 10.4 %

1. Rhode Island Community Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.rifoodbank.org
Street Address 200 Niantic Ave.
Providence, RI 02907
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Phone: 401.942.6325
Fax: 401.942.2328
Executive Director: Andrew Schiff, aschiff@rifoodbank.org
Media Contact: Cindy _ Elder (Director of Communications), celder@rifoodbank.org
401.942.6325
Population Served
Number of counties served: 5 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 9,963,815
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 86 Soup Kitchen: 9 Shelter: 6 Residence: 12 Day Care: 3
Multi-service: 48 Senior: 5 Rehabilitation: 3 Youth Programs: 5 Other Programs: 4
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Production Kitchen, Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Job Training, Kids Cafes, Community Kitchen, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CACFP, SFSP, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, Food Stamps, Reclamation, On-Site Agency Shopping, Community Garden