Community Resources

Rhody Outpost is conveniently located near campus and directly serves URI students, but there are other local food pantries that students can access, listed below. For additional food resources in your area please visit the RI Community Food Bank’s Food Assistance List  or visit

Jonnycake Center for Hope (Peace Dale)

The Center’s food pantry is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, and visitors can receive healthy foods including milk, eggs, meats, and fresh vegetables and fruit.
Please note: You must be a resident of Narragansett, South Kingstown, Jamestown, or Block Island to access the services. Check website for more details.              

St. Peter’s by-the-Sea

The Community Market is open every Friday from 3-5 pm to all who need food assistance, offering canned goods, frozen food, fresh produce and a selection of personal care items.