Summer food program feeds campers at no cost


PROVIDENCE – With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island provides free meals to children during the summer.

This summer, meals will be served at 401 Elmgrove Ave., Providence, RI 02906 on Mondays through Fridays at noon. There are no income requirements or registration. Any child who is enrolled in Alliance programs under age 18 may come to eat. For more information, contact Jim Rawl at 401-421-4111, ext. 140.

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. For more information about the national Summer Food Service Program, visit For more information on summer feeding sites near you including locations and serving times around the state, contact the United Way by dialing 211.

The Jewish Alliance is an equal opportunity provider.

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