Help Out

There are many ways to help out the East Bay Food Pantry and Thrift Shop.

Our goal is to involve YOU in our work!  As more caring community members like you join our circle, the greater impact we will make in the East Bay.  With your sustaining support, we can provide assistance to the ever increasing population affected by financial hardship. Your generosity will empower the East Bay Food Pantry to care for our most vulnerable neighbors.

Please make your annual Circle of Giving campaign donation today. You canmake your tax deductible donation online right now by clicking on the paypal link on the right or print our Circle of Giving Card and send it to us in the mail.

Just a few days ago one of our clients shared,  “I don’t know what I would do without your pantry. I wouldn’t be able to feed my kids.”

Unfortunately this woman’s situation is shared by too many of our East Bay neighbors – the good news is that with your help, the East Bay Food Pantry CAN make a difference in our community.

Thank you in advance for joining our Circle of Giving with your generous donation to the East Bay Food Pantry– we appreciate you!

We are also in need of donations for our Food Pantry and Thrift Shop.

If you are interested in volunteering or running your own food or clothing drive, please contact us by phone at 401.396.9490 or by emailing our Programs and Operations Manager, Karen Griffith-Dieterich, at

To volunteer at the Food Pantry or Thrift Shop, please fill out our EBFP Volunteer Application.
When the weather is warm enough, we encourage people to Grow A Row for our Food Pantry.  Simply bring fresh produce from your garden to our Food Pantry on Wednesdays.  Click the link for more Grow A Row information.


Food Pantry Needs

Most needed items for the Food Pantry: Canned Soup, Canned Tuna and Meat, Peanut Butter, Nuts, and Canned & Dried Beans Canned Fruits & Vegetables including Juices and Tomato Sauce Nutritious Breakfast Cereals, Oatmeal, Whole Wheat Pasta, Brown Rice Crackers, Granola Bars and Cheese & Cracker Packages Canned Stews and Chili Olive Oil and other …

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Thrift Shop Needs

We would appreciate the following types of items for the thrift shop: Clothing: 
Clean and gently used clothing, coats, handbags, boots, shoes, jewelry, and accessories for men, women, and children. Most needed is seasonal clothing for fall and winter. Must be clean. Household items: 
Bed linens, towels, curtains, drapes, dish sets, glassware, cutlery, small working …

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Grow A Row and Share a Seed

Grow A Row is a way for home gardeners as well as farms to grow and donate produce to local community organizations that serve people in need.  Fresh produce is an essential component of a healthy diet, but is not donated frequently enough to supply demand at the East Bay Food Pantry.  Grow A Row …

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We’d love to have your help! We are currently seeking volunteers for our Food Pantry and our Thrift Shop.  See below for job descriptions.  Click here to download our Volunteer Application and Confidentiality/Conduct Agreement. Current Volunteer Positions: POSITION: Food Pantry Volunteer REPORTS TO: Programs and Operations Manager BASIC FUNCTION: Assists with day-to-day operations of the Food …

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Become a CAN MAN FAN!

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