BankRI donates $25K to native meals pantries

BANK RHODE ISLAND just lately donated $25,000 to meals banks throughout the state along with internet hosting a six-week donation drive at its branches. Pictured with donations collected on the Highland Avenue department in East Windfall are teller Madeline Lopez, entrance; Lauren DaSilva, again, teller supervisor; banker Kyle Barboza and Department Supervisor Chrissy Boi. / COURTESY BANK RHODE ISLAND

PROVIDENCE – Financial institution Rhode Island just lately donated $25,000 to meals banks throughout the state to assist meet rising want as meals prices rise, in line with a information launch.

The funding included $10,000 to the Rhode Island Neighborhood Meals Financial institution, and $15,000 divided equally to fifteen community-based meals pantries. The monetary help is along with a latest, six-week meals assortment drive hosted by the financial institution throughout its 20 branches.

Native meals pantry recipients included:

  • Higher Lives Rhode Island
  • Blackstone Valley Emergency Meals Heart
  • Complete Neighborhood Motion Program
  • Connecting for Youngsters & Households
  • Coventry Buddies of Human Companies
  • Home Violence Program of Crossroads Rhode Island
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Heart
  • East Bay Neighborhood Motion
  • East Greenwich Interfaith Meals Cabinet
  • Jonnycake Heart for Hope
  • North Kingstown Meals Pantry
  • St. Peter’s by the Sea
  • St. Vincent de Paul Meals Pantry at St. Philip Church
  • Tri-County Neighborhood Motion Company
  • Westbay Neighborhood Motion

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