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Allison Bethune of Bristol, kisses her aunt Michelle Bethune goodbye at the Bristol Good Neighbors soup kitchen.

Soup kitchen will be more distant ‘Neighbor’

Soup kitchen will be more distant ‘Neighbor’

After 24 years serving hot meals and providing food and clothing to those in need in town, Bristol Good Neighbors is dropping Bristol from its name and its address. The soup kitchen and food pantry that has rented space in the parish house across from St Michael’s Church on Hope Street since its founding is


Young Bristol chefs make loaves for Neighbors

Evan Harris, and his fellow second-graders in Ms. Gordon’s class, made loaves of corn bread Monday for the Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen. Each student made a loaf of corn bread that was baked in the Colt Andrews school cafeteria kitchen, which the students carried down to the soup kitchen office at St. Michael’s Church

Volunteer Megan Devries carries food bags for needy families at the East Bay Food Pantry in Bristol.

Food pantries need donations year round

Local emergency food pantries typically receive the highest volume of donations during the holiday season, but low-income families’ need for food continues year round. If you want to donate food to your local emergency food pantry, here are some of the most-needed items, according to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Foods six months past

Bristol Rotary and fire department hosting food drive

The Bristol Rotary Club and the Bristol Fire Department will team up on Sunday, Jan. 27 along with volunteers, going door to door to collect non-perishable food donations to the Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen. Volunteers will deliver plastic bags to Bristol residents on Jan. 20; residents are asked to leave non-perishable food in these

Bristol Good Neighbors volunteer Elaine Waite (left) pours pumpkin pie filling into a shell while Nancy Domingoes cleans up last week. Breakfast and lunch is served five days a week at the pantry to needy individuals and families.

Food pantries: Need greater than ever

EAST BAY — Arthur Connelly would love to be driven out of business. “I wish the food pantries were doing poorly,” said Mr. Connelly, the floor manager at Bristol Good Neighbors, a pantry and soup kitchen in downtown Bristol. “When we get busy, that means people need help.” Unfortunately, he added, “for the past few