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...

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...

October 31, 2019

Government shutdown may affect SNAP benefits, other programs; Money may run out in March

Courtney Hawkins, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (RI DHS) held a press conference...