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Dramatic increase for food assistance in R.I.

By   /  November 19, 2012  /  News  /  1 Comment

Organizers are hoping to collect thousands of pounds of food during the Bristol Rotary Club and Fire Department food drive on Jan. 20 and 27.

Food donations are down, yet there are more hungry mouths to feed in Rhode Island than ever before. The Ocean State now ranks highest in New England for food insecurity, according to a report released Monday by the R.I. Community Food Bank. Local emergency food pantries are reporting a large spike in the number of […]

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