Each year during the holidays, DiPrete employees come together to give to local and statewide food pantries. This year, in lieu of Covid-19, DiPrete Engineering matched employee donations to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.
“Because most of our employees are currently working remotely, we were not able to collect actual food this year,” said Karen King, Managing Director of Administration at DiPrete Engineering. “Instead, we donated $800 to the food bank through matched donations.”
Since 1982, the Rhode Island Community Food Bank has been distributing millions of pounds of food to those in need of assistance through its network of member agencies across the state. This network includes food pantries, meal sites, shelters, youth programs, and senior centers.
“During these difficult times we have been fortunate enough to keep our employees working and we wanted to give to others who are less fortunate,” said King. “Now more than ever, there is a greater need to support our neighbors and families who are living on the edge and who struggle to put food on the table.”
Gifts to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank can be made online, by phone, or by mail. To learn more about how you can donate, please visit: https://rifoodbank.org/ways-to-give/