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West Side Schools Food Drive

  • WBNA Headquarters 1560 Westminster Street Providence, RI, 02909 United States (map)


Join WBNA and the West Side Kids Committee in supporting our 2nd annual community-led food drive to help families in need at Asa Messer Elementary, Carl Lauro Elementary and West Broadway Middle Schools. This drive helps fill Holiday Food Baskets distributed to families before the Thanksgiving holiday.

Donations of new canned and boxed food items can be dropped off now through November 8 at WBNA Headquarters (M-Th); at WBNA's Trick or Treat on Dexter Street event on Saturday, October 27; and at our neighborhood donation bin locations to be announced shortly.

We are also collecting $20 gift cards (easily donate one online) to nearby grocery stores that will be included in Holiday Food Baskets. Please help us achieve our goal of collecting at least 80 individual $20 gift cards by donating a gift card now


  • Donate new, unopened canned and boxed food items (see suggested donations list below).

  • Donate individual $20 gift cards to nearby grocery stores or donate online now and we'll get them for you!

  • Drop food items and gift cards off at 1560 Westminster Street (WBNA Headquarters) Monday through Thursday until November 8.


PACKAGES of whole grain pasta, stuffing, brown rice, dry beans, chicken broth, instant potatoes, oatmeal, whole grain cereals, shelf stable milk, granola bars, unsalted nuts, 100% juice

CANS OR JARS of tuna, chicken, vegetables, fruit in juice, beans, soups & stews, olive or canola oil, peanut butter, pasta sauce, applesauce, gravy, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce


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