Riverside Convention Center partners with Sysco Riverside to provide food and essential items to those in need

Published: 03/20/20


RIVERSIDE, CA - (March 20, 2020) - Beginning on Friday, March 20, Raincross Hospitality Corporation (RHC), which manages and operates the Riverside Convention Center, will partner with Sysco Riverside to provide drive-up grocery service to Riverside residents, convention center clients and their employees, and others in need of essential food and other supplies.

Riverside Cares, an extension of the program initiated by RHC to provide food and other essentials for convention center employees whose jobs have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, features preassembled and themed boxes containing essential foods and supplies (for example, toilet paper, milk,  liquid eggs, bread, chicken, ground beef) that will be offered for sale. Featured boxes include Italian, South of the Border, vegetarian and child’s options.

Costs for the food and essentials packages will be below the pricing you will find on Instacart.  An opportunity will also be provided to donate to purchase packages for individuals or families who are unable to afford them. 

How to Order • Review Package Items List by going to  www.rivcares.com • Phone: 951-346-4700 to place an order and pay – English, Spanish ordering available • Credit card payments only • Bring purchase confirmation to the Riverside Convention Center pick-up station • Call Center hours for ordering are 9am to 3pm, Monday thru Saturday. After hours, leave a message with name and contact information.

Picking up Orders • Orders will be available for pick-up between the hours of 7am – 11am and 3pm - 7pm, Monday thru Saturday at the Riverside Convention Center pick-up station, located on Orange Street between Third and Fifth Streets in downtown Riverside, the following day based on the assigned time you will be given with your confirmation number at time of purchase. ID and credit card used for purchase must be presented at pick up.   
Media Contact:   
Ted Weggeland, CEO, Raincross Hospitality Corporation 951-440-1647 Ted@wegcorp.com