Newport, Warwick locations sponsoring Thanksgiving food drive

Members of the Salve Regina community are asked to help those less fortunate during the Thanksgiving season by supporting two food drives sponsored by the Office of Community Service and the Center for Adult Education in Warwick.

Office of Community Service

The Office of Community Service’s food drive will benefit the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, Saint Vincent’s Home and the Salvation Army. Residence halls, campus offices, sports teams or clubs who would like to assemble a basket should email All donations should be brought to the McAuley Hall lobby between 8:30 and 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22.

Center for Adult Education

The Center for Adult Education’s food drive will benefit the Rhode Island Food Bank. Students, faculty and staff who frequent the Warwick site are asked to donate boxed and canned goods. All donations should be placed in the collection boxes in the reception area by Tuesday, Nov. 26.

Suggested donations include:

  • Stuffing
  • Gravy
  • Instant potatoes
  • Rice
  • Canned vegetables
  • Soup
  • Pasta/spaghetti sauce
  • Peanut butter/jelly
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Coffee/tea
  • Quick bread mix
  • Brownie/cookie mix
  • Tuna fish
  • Gift card to a grocery store to purchase a turkey
  • Please do not include perishable items

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