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Roger Williams Park Zoo holding free daytime admission day with donation of non-perishable food item



Want a free trip to the zoo? All you have to do is bring a canned good.

Roger Williams Park Zoo at 1000 Elmwood Avenue in Providence is celebrating National Visit the Zoo Day, with free daytime admission to all on Wednesday, December 27th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Share the holiday spirit with the community by bringing non-perishable food items to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and receive free day-of entry to the Zoo!

Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses is generously donating a truck and staff to help collect and distribute all food items.

Get outside, say hello to the animals, and make wild memories with family and friends.

Most Needed Non-Perishable Food Items

-Soups & stews: Any variety, canned or boxed
-Pasta, Macaroni & Cheese: Any variety, boxed, bagged or canned
-Breakfast Cereals: Any variety
-Rice: Jasmine, yellow, basmati, white and brown
-Canned Fish & Meat: Tuna, chicken, sardines, salmon
-Canned Fruit: Pineapple, mango, peaches, pears, mandarin oranges, fruit cocktail
-Canned Vegetables: Corn, green beans, peas, spinach, okra
-Tomato Products: Diced, crushed, sauce, paste
-Beans & Lentils: Canned or dried black, cannellini, kidney, fava, chick peas, etc.
-Nut & Seed Butters: Peanut, sunflower, soy nut, almond, cashew
-Sauces, Spices and Condiments: In plastic bottles or cans only, no glass – sofrito, fish sauce, soy sauce, coconut milk, extra virgin olive oil, rice vinegar, crushed red pepper, paprika, adobo, cinnamon, ginger

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