PORTSMOUTH ESTABLISHES TOWN FOOD BANK – DONATIONs NEEDED
The Town of Portsmouth, RI is establishing a community emergency
food bank to serve the needs of those affected by the COVID-19 situation. The Food Bank is being established at the
St. Barnabas Church Parish Center (1697 East Main Rd, Portsmouth). To establish the Food Bank, the Town is
requesting that DONATIONS ONLY be accepted between 8 AM and 4 PM starting
Wednesday March 25th through Monday March 30th. A schedule for continuing donations after
March 30th will be sent out soon.
NON-Perishable, Non-Expired Food Items can be dropped off at
the Parish Center (Church Lower Parking Lot).
(Items needed are such as: Cereal, Pancake mix syrup, mac
& cheese, peanut butter & Jelly, powdered milk, baked beans, canned
fruit, pasta sauce, canned pasta, canned veggies, canned tuna & chicken,
crackers, minute rice packets, canned soups, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and
Grocery Gift cards)
This is just a call for donations. A plan for distribution
to those is need will be sent out soon.
Those people in immediate need of food can call 401-293-5565 or go to https://stbarnabasportsmouth.weconnect.com/contact
For more Information on the donation program contact Wendy