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401.421.4111. ext. 411

We take seriously our responsibility that basic needs are met. Whether you keep a kosher diet or not, there are several options for adding to your food budget and putting healthy and nutritious food on the table. Should you need further assistance, contact us at 401.421.4111 ext. 411.

An asterisk (*) indicates a Jewish organization.

*Kosher Meals on Wheels
Location:

959 North Main Street Providence, RI 02904
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Phone:

401.861.8800 ext.107

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Description:

Kosher Meals on Wheels, a program of  Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island, delivers kosher meals to Jewish homebound seniors and disabled individuals in Providence, Pawtucket, Cranston, and Warwick. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday. A $3 donation per meal is requested and greatly appreciated. Please call to request kosher meal delivery or to find out about volunteering to help with meal delivery.

*Kosher Nutrition Service
Location:

401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.421.4111 ext. 107

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*Kosher Senior Café at Temple Sinai
Location:

30 Hagen Ave, Cranston, RI 02920
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Phone:

401.421.4111 ext. 107

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Description:

In partnership with Jewish Family Service, Senior Café offers kosher meals for seniors at two convenient locations. Seniors 60+ and people with disabilities of any age are welcome to dine, listen, learn, and socialize. Temple Sinai offers hot kosher meals and opportunities for seniors to socialize Monday through Friday. Jewish Family Service offers programs from 11:00am to 12:00pm, with a meal served at noon. Programs include lectures and films, music, bingo, dance therapy, blood pressure screening, and kibbitz groups.

Meals at the Senior Café are a $3 suggested contribution. Be sure to preregister. Click here to view the monthly menu for each location.

For more information, contact Neal Drobnis at ndrobnis@jewishallianceri.org or 401.421.4111 ext. 107.

*Kosher Senior Café at the Dwares JCC
Location:

401 Elmgrove Ave Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.421.4111 ext. 107

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Description:

In partnership with Jewish Family Service, Senior Café offers kosher meals for seniors at two convenient locations. Seniors 60+ and people with disabilities of any age are welcome to dine, listen, learn, and socialize. The Senior Café at the Dwares JCC offers a kosher lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:00pm. Local kosher caterer Accounting for Taste ensures meals are both tasty and nutritious. At 12:45pm seniors can enjoy varied programs including lectures and films, music, bingo, dance therapy, blood pressure screening, and kibbitz groups. Meals at the Senior Café are a $3 suggested contribution. Be sure to preregister. Click here to view the monthly menu for each location. For more information, contact Neal Drobnis at ndrobnis@jewishallianceri.org or 401.421.4111 ext. 107.

*The Louis and Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry
Location:

100 Niantic Avenue, Providence RI 02907
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Phone:

401.621.5374

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Description:

The Louis and Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry is the first Kosher food pantry available to the Rhode Island Jewish community. All of the food is certified to be Kosher, and the pantry supplies a variety of items ranging from breakfast foods to daily necessities such as toothpaste. The Pantry is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00am to 2:00pm, except on Jewish holidays. Also, deliveries are made available to individuals who are homebound.

Amos House
Location:

415 Friendship Street Providence, RI 02907
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Phone:

401.272.0220

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Description:

Amos House is a nonprofit social services agency that provides hospitality and direct services to the homeless and poor of Rhode Island.

Aunt Bertha

Description:

Aunt Bertha is building the country’s most comprehensive online directory of social service organizations. They believe that every person and family should have one place online where they can find help in a time of need – and they’ve been transforming the way social services information is organized and delivered ever since.

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP)
Location:

100 Bullocks Point Avenue, East Providence, Rhode Island
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Phone:

401.847.7821 x 302

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Description:

The mission of East Bay Community Action Program is to provide high-quality, comprehensive and accessible health and human services to assist people to achieve their fullest potential.

Food Pantries

Description:

A comprehensive directory of food banks, soup kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. There are several food pantries and food banks in greater Rhode Island.

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island
Location:

70 Bath Street, Providence RI 02908
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Phone:

401.351.6700

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Description:

Meals on Wheels Rhode Island is the state’s only non-profit home delivered meal service, working to keep senior citizens throughout the community independent. Meals on Wheels provides thousands of meals to seniors every day both at home and in their congregate dining program in Providence.

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