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Friday, May 31, 2019

Food Bank reports RI seniors face hunger risk at highest rate in the US


RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY FOOD BANK
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RI Has High Rate of
Seniors Facing Hunger
According to a new report from Feeding America on senior hunger, Rhode Island is among the ten states with the highest rates of food insecurity among adults 60 and older. And the percentage of seniors who face the most severe levels of food insecurity is the highest in the country at 5.4%.
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Podcast: Healthy Habits Program
Addresses Childhood Obesity
Our very own Melissa Martland-Kile is featured on the new Rhode to Health podcast from Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI. Listen to Melissa speak with Carolyn Belisle about our Healthy Habits program which recently received funding from BCBSRI to address childhood obesity in the communities we serve.
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Are you upgrading to a new car or truck and undecided about what to do with the old one? In just a few easy steps, you can use your old vehicle to help neighbors in need by donating it to the Food Bank.
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Phone: (401) 942‑MEAL (6325)