East Providence schools to offer free ‘grab and go’ lunches, dinners to city youth


EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI)─ The city of East Providence is offering both lunch and dinner to students at no charge this week, as the state hopes to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Starting this week, students can go to the following sites to pick up lunch:

  • East Providence High School, at the student parking lot, from 8:30-10 a.m.
  • The Carousel, at 700 Bullocks Point Avenue, from 8:30-9 a.m.
  • Evergreen Apartments entrance, at 15 Evergreen Drive from 8:30-9 a.m.
  • Pierce Field Stadium entrance, at 201 Mercer Street, from 9:15-9:45 a.m.
  • Freedom Green Park, at the intersection of North Broadway and Centre St., from 9:15-9:45 a.m.

Students can also visit the recreation center closest to them for a free dinner between 4-6 p.m.:

  • Vincent Brown: 438 Hope St. Providence RI 20906
  • John H. Rollins: 674 Praire Ave. Providence, RI 02905
  • Madeline Rogers: 60 Camden Ave., Providence RI 02908
  • Davey Lopes: 227 Dudley St. Providence, RI 02907
  • Zuccolo: 18 Gesler St. Providence, RI 02909
  • Armand E. Batastini Jr.: 50 Obediah Brown Rd. Providence, RI 02909
  • Joslin: 17 Hyat St. Providence, RI 02909
  • Neutaconkanut: 675 Plainfield St. Providence, RI 02909
  • West End: 109 Bucklin St. Providence, RI 02907
  • Sackett: 159 Sackett St. Providence, RI 02907
  • Kennedy: 195 Nelson Street, Providence, RI 02908

Providence schools are also offering free meals to students this week.

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