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OSCIL distributing grocery gift cards to qualified residents

Posted 6/10/21

Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL) is launching a new grocery gift card assistance program to help Rhode Island residents with disabilities and their families who have experienced hardship and food insecurity due to COVID-19 and the

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OSCIL distributing grocery gift cards to qualified residents

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Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL) is launching a new grocery gift card assistance program to help Rhode Island residents with disabilities and their families who have experienced hardship and food insecurity due to COVID-19 and the associated economic downturn.

 OSCIL will be distributing grocery gift cards and supplies to qualified Rhode Island residents on a first come, first served basis from June 21 to 25, 2021. Pre-registration is required. Hours and location will be shared during the registration process.  

To qualify, residents must meet the following criteria:

Applicants must be Rhode Island residents with at least one member of the household having a disability.

Applicants must attest to financial hardship due to COVID-19.

Applicants must complete an application.

Those living in a congregate care settings are not

qualified for this program. 

For more information about this program, visit the OSCIL website at www.oscil.org, call 401-738-1013 or send email to info@oscil.org.

 These grocery gift cards are made possible by funding from the Federal CARES Act. The program is limited to one grocery gift card per qualifying household and gift cards are available on a first come, first served basis until all cards are distributed.

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