PROGRAM IMPACT, SO FAR
Thanks to our donors, volunteers and community partners, more than 15,000 meals have been distributed to East Bay community members since April 2020.
Each week we distribute:
- 950 Prepared meals for food insecure East Bay families
- 240 Prepared meals for homebound Senior citziens
- 60 Prepared meals for clients of the Women’s Resource Center & L.I.F.E., Inc.
Essential program benefits, providing supplemental nutrition to vulnerable populations
Provides vital, supplemental nutrition to vulnerable populations
(SNAP recipients cannot use benefits to purchase prepared food)
Enables continuity for Hope & Main members that would have otherwise been displaced by Covid-19 crisis event and dining restrictions.
Supports local farmers, fishers and purveyors through procurement of ingredients and packaging for meals
MEAL PICKUPS, WHEN AND WHERE
PLEASE NOTE: All meal distribution at Hope & Main occurs outdoors in our “Schoolyard” (the parking lot) behind the facility. Please do not enter the building.
Pick ups Mondays, 8am-11am & Wednesdays, 4-7pm
Meals provided by Bristol-Warren School District until June 18*.
FOR FAMILIES & INDIVIDUALS
Pick up on Wednesdays, 4-7pm
Prepared meals made by our members for families and individuals.
FOR SENIORS & AGENCY CLIENTS
Home delivery from Senior Centers on Fridays
Individual flash-frozen meals delivered to Seniors in Barrington, Bristol and Warren.
RESOURCES FROM OUR COMMUNITY & AGENCY PARTNERS
To get more information about accessing meals for you or someone you know, please contact one of our community partners:
WARREN SENIOR CENTER
20 Libby Lane, Warren, RI 02885
BENJAMIN CHURCH SENIOR CENTER
1020 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809
BARRINGTON SENIOR CENTER
281 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806
VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
THE WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER
624 Main St, Warren, RI 02885
490 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
EAT WELL, DO GOOD
HELP SUSTAIN THIS PROGRAM WITH OUR COMMUNITY SUPPORTED MEAL SHARE
BUY ONE / GIVE ONE
Community Supported Meal Share
Purchase a “Buy One / Give One” meal for yourself for $16 and bring home a freshly prepared dinner made by one of our members. When you buy that meal, another is automatically donated to a neighbor that is unable to pay for their own at this time. Menu items vary weekly. Quantities limited.