Your generosity will fill 10 Cares Thanksgiving food baskets

A $75 donation will provide food for four to five people.

NBC 10 is partnering with Shaw's, The Salvation Army and Telemundo Providence this holiday season to provide Thanksgiving food baskets for 3,000 families in need in Southern New England.

You can contribute by donating nonperishable food items at participating Shaw's supermarkets in Southern New England through Monday. Look for marked shopping carts inside Shaw's stores in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.

Requested items for each basket include instant potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, pie filling, pie crust mix, canned corn, peas and other canned vegetables, soup, biscuit mix, cake, muffin, brownie and bread mixes, pumpkin pie filling, rice, and pasta and spaghetti sauce.

Shaw's will provide 3,000 $10 gift cards to be used for turkeys or other groceries. The Salvation Army will sort and distribute the food to families.

The Salvation Army's Rhode Island office can be reached at 401-490-0240.

Participating Shaw's locations in Rhode Island:

  • 186 County Road, Barrington
  • 8 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston
  • 585 Taunton Ave., East Providence
  • 1050 Willet Ave., East Providence
  • 71 East Main Road, Middletown
  • 15 Smithfield Road, North Providence
  • 160 Old Tower Hill Road, Wakefield
  • 320 Warwick Ave., Warwick

Participating Shaw's locations in Massachusetts:

  • 15 State Road, Dartmouth
  • 4171 North Main St., Fall River
  • 390 West St., Mansfield
  • 125 Robert Toner Blvd., North Attleborough
  • 300 New State Highway, Raynham

The "10 Cares: A Season of Giving Telethon" raised about $50,000 in donations.

Donations can still be made by texting FEEDRI to 41444 or by going to the donation website.

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