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Help us end food insecurity in Rhode Island!

Rhode Island Center Assisting Those In Need

Who We Are

The Rhode Island Center Assisting those in Need is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing emergency food, clothing, and other vital support measures to neighbors in crisis throughout the state, primarily in Washington County and the surrounding areas.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide, with dignity, emergency food and outreach to thousands of at-risk neighbors in southern Rhode Island and the surrounding communities.

Get Involved

Be Our Guest

RICan offers programs year round to give you the support and resources you need to get back on your feet. 

Donate

 Through generous support from people like you, we are able to keep our community healthy and happy.

Volunteer

Help us operate our food pantry, thrift shoppe, and other events. Come in and give your neighbors a hand!

Visit Us

Upcoming event

13th Annual Ocean House Marina Polar Plunge

Ring in the New Year freezing for a reason! Donate, become an event sponsor or start a team to help RICAN feed those with food insecurity in Washington County.

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