The Rhode Island Community Food Bank Grant



Organization - The Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Grant Amount - $165,000
Foundation - Rhode Island Foundation
Grant Purpose - which helps feed about 50,000 Rhode Islanders – a third of them children – via its 66,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution facility on Niantic Avenue and its network of nearly 400 member agencies.


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