Helping Our Struggling Neighbors

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Volunteer Orientation: June 15th

Learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Jonnycake Center.  We meet for one hour on the second floor in our main building at 1231 Kingstown Road, Peace Dale, at 10:00 am.

Nutritious Native Dishes: June 29th, July 6th and July 13th

A cooking series focused on healthy ways to prepare native dishes. Lorén Spears, executive director of the Tomaquag Museum, will weave together food demonstrations with a talk on the history of hunting, fishing, and other indigenous agricultural and cultural practices. Classes are free and open to the public and people of all ages, but please register as space is limited.  Classes will be outside at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 27 North Road, Peace Dale from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  The class can only accommodate 25 individuals.  Please register by calling 789-1559 ext. 10, emailing jallen@jonnycakecenter.org or visiting the Jonnycake Center at 1231 Kingstown Road, Peace Dale.

Food is Medicine: July 6th, July 13th, July 20th and July 27th

This four-week course, taught by University of RI nutrition students, will teach you how to improve your health by preparing affordable, plant-based recipes, using extra virgin olive oil. Participants receive groceries and other goodies!  Sign up today by calling Jenny at 789-1559 ext. 10 or stop by the Jonnycake Center at 1231 Kingstown Road!  Class is free!

SNAP Outreach: July 11th

A SNAP outreach worker will be available to assist anyone who needs help completing or renewing an application from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at our food pantry.

United Way 2-1-1 Van: July 11th

The United Way of Rhode Island’s 2-1-1 van will be at our main building at 1231 Kingstown Road, Peace Dale, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.  Free blood pressure screenings and referrals from information specialists.

Breaking the Waves of Hunger: August 25th

Our annual fundraiser featuring dinner, dancing, auctions and more at the scenic Dunes Club!  This year’s honorary chairs are Dr. Pamela High and Dr. Lou Giancola.