Providence Journal: One in four Rhode Islanders can’t meet basic food needs, food bank’s annual report says

Providence Journal: One in four Rhode Islanders can’t meet basic food needs, food bank’s annual report says. “The pandemic that has taken almost 1,300 Rhode Island lives has also plunged people into food insecurity at a rate not seen since the Great Depression. In 2019, the number reporting food insecurity was 9.1%. This year, 25% said they were unable to provide enough food for themselves and their families.”

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