November 23, 2020

RI Food Bank reports dramatic increase in food insecurity

“It’s shocking, but one in four households lack adequate food,” said Andrew Schiff, CEO of the Rhode...

September 18, 2020

Latest poverty data highlight barriers to economic security for RIers, especially communities of color

“Economic inequity is largely the result of historic and ongoing structural and institutional racism such as lack...

January 19, 2020

Low-income Rhode Island families and seniors are missing over 11 million meals annually says Food Bank

“Right now, 148,000 Rhode Islanders are enrolled in SNAP. One proposal by the Trump Administration, aimed primarily,...

January 15, 2019

Government shutdown threatens food assistance safety net

[From a press release] With the government shutdown continuing indefinitely, the Rhode Island Community Food Bank is...