Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Center

Partial funding provided by the City of Pawtucket (CDBG) & the UWRI Covid-19 Response Fund CLOSED THE 1ST FULL WEEK OF THE MONTH
Opening at 9:00 AM
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We thank the University Orthopedics, Inc. for their most generous donation, helping to keep food on our shelves for those in need. God Bless!

We will be open from November 30 up to December 23, closing December 24 till January 4. We want to wish everyone a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS, AND A SAFE AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR. Let's hope 2021 is a better year!!!!! God Bless, stay safe, wear a mask.

Thank You, to Bill Lizotte for repairing our glass door at no charge, in memory of our founder, Connie Brochu and her husband. We appreciate the generousity of all who help in keeping our organization running, Gob Bless You All! Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving. Stay safe.

Thank You to Beacon Roofing Company, for generously donating the supplies to fix a leaky roof. We have been so blessed with the many supporters who come through for us. God Bless All! Stay safe and wear a mask.

A big shout out to the Pawtucket Credit Union for their most generous donation. Their continued support helps to keep our shelves stocked, helping those less fortunate,. Helping to keep food on their tables. Thank You again! Stay safe, wear a mask!!!!!

We will be closed November 25 thru the 27th. Will reopen on Nov. 30 till Dec.23. Have yourselves a Happy Thanksgiving.!!!!!! Stay safe and healthy.

The volunteers of the BVEFC are pleased and grateful to announce that the Rhode Island Foundation has approved a Food and Housing Security grant to the Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Center for Feeding the Needy. Specifically, this grant provides support for our Food Centerโ€™s utiliti...

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Thank you to the PAWTUCKET CREDIT UNION for contributing to the Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Center. Serving Your Neighbors in need during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Your friendship and support is greatly appreciated to help us continue our mission. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ˜

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your BALANCE, you must keep moving."
Albert Einstein ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ
Take care of yourselves. ๐Ÿ˜Š


a month ago
All the ladies were very pleasant and respectful. God bless them all and all the donors.
- Abe M
7 months ago
Excellant the most kind giving people true Christians I have ever met, love them!๐Ÿฅฐ
- Deborah H
11 months ago
You can come once a month but it's the best pantry around. Hands down. 100% Thank you everyone!
- Kayla B

A non profit emergency food center

The Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Center is open the 2nd, 3rd and 4th week of the month. We are CLOSED THE FIRST FULL WEEK of each month, and all major holidays. Please plan accordingly.
The mission of BVEFC is to provide emergency food to people of no income and low income in the Blackstone Valley area (Pawtucket, Central Falls, Cumberland and Lincoln, RI). We provide a 10-days supply of food to those in need once a month. That would include meats, produce, bread products and non-perishable items. Applicants are interviewed to determine need. Qualification is based on family income, number of people in the household and any extenuating circumstances that may exist. We are 501c (3) charitable organization staffed entirely by volunteers.ย 
As a non-profit organization we seek out grants and donations to pay for food and operating expenses.
We Thank You in advance for any support that you can provide to us!ย 

*To all clients, we ask that you bring bags to take your food home.ย  ย ย 

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75 Benefit St
Pawtucket, RI 02861
United States

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 โ€“ 11:30 AM
Wed:9:00 โ€“ 11:30 AM
Fri:9:00 โ€“ 11:30 AM
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