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Monday, May 25, 2020

Watch Food Bank's virtual town hall, try their Sweet Potato Brownie recipe

COVID-19 Update

Watch the Food Bank's Virtual Town Hall

Click on the pre-recorded video below for an update on our response to the increased demand for food as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. CEO Andrew Schiff is joined by Kate Brewster, Executive Director of the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale, a member agency of the Food Bank, to discuss the challenges both organizations face as we ensure no one in Rhode Island goes hungry. 

Watch the whole video or fast forward to:
  • Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff: 2:28- 9:32
  • Jonnycake Center Executive Director Kate Brewster: 9:34-16:25
  • Narrated Slideshow: 19:07-26:25
  • Questions and Answers: 26:27-56:05

Increase SNAP benefits to end child hunger 

The Providence Journal recently published a "My Turn" commentary piece by Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff. As food insecurity increases during the COVID-19 crisis, now is the time to implement long-term solutions like increasing SNAP benefits to ensure no families are hungry.

Click here to read the commentary.  

Sweet Potato Brownie Recipe

Follow our Healthy Habits instructor as she makes a delicious recipe for Sweet Potato Brownies.

Try it at home with your kids and help them learn their way around the kitchen. Click here to get started. 

Our mailing address is:
Rhode Island Community Food Bank
200 Niantic Ave
Providence, RI 02907-3150