June 14, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College women's basketball program made a return trip to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank on Thursday, June 14 in Providence, R.I. to volunteer their services. The Friars also volunteered at the Food Bank on June 7.
The Food Bank feeds an average of 60,000 Rhode Islanders each month through a statewide network of emergency food pantries. It is staffed by approximately 45 full and/or part-time employees who are supported by hundreds of volunteers each year.
To get involved at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, please visit their website at: http://rifoodbank.org
On Saturday, June 16, the Friar women's basketball program will volunteer at the 4th Annual Get Off Your Can 5K Run/Walk To End Hunger. The event benefits the East Bay Food Pantry, which serves over 4,000 East Bay residents. It is scheduled to be held at Colt State Park in Bristol, R.I.