Rhode Island Community Food Bank

Rhode Island Community Food Bank Needs (For Realsies)

I’ve been seeing a “Ten Things Food Banks Need (But Don’t Usually Ask For)” list around the internet as well as in the December issue of RI Local. I drop off food at the RI Community Food Bank every few months, including at their lovely open house where I took these photos a couple weeks …

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CANstruction Starts Saturday Morning

Nice cans! From 9am to 11am the mall Skybridge Concourse will play host to six teams of architects and construction professionals for the fourth annual Canstruction® Rhode Island (cool pix of past winners from around the country at their photo gallery). The sculptures will remain on display for two weeks until their “de-canstruction.” On April 14th, more …

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Nothing To Do?

Head down to Craftland and help kick off a revival of last year’s popular ‘Nothing’ campaign to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Andy Smith interviewed Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff for the ProJo, Schiff said the original campaign in 2010, created by Nail, a Providence advertising agency, made $39,000 from can sales and …

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Mystery Solved — Nothing Revealed

The ‘Nothing’ campaign was first brought to our attention by Dose reader Myles who sent in this picture. But the website remained as enigmatic as the billboard until it’s official rollout on Tuesday. . . so we had nothing to write about. We now know it is a cleverly constructed fundraiser sponsored by Citizens Bank …

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food as art

The second annual Canstruction Rhode Island competition is on view on the concourse between the Westin Hotel and the mall. (Pictured here is one of last year’s entries ‘In a Stewie over Hunger’.) The show will be up through September 26th. The sculptures will be dismantled and the cans distributed on the 27th. This is …

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