Did you know that more than 12,000 people in Jackson, Tennessee live every day with hunger as their constant companion? This is a real struggle for many people in our community. But your investment into our mission can change the story of hunger for them.
When you give to RIFA, you let thousands of people in need know that there is hope, because someone cares enough to take action.Donate Money
Food donations help us fight hunger. Food, however humble, has the power to transform lives.Donate Food
Your donations to our Thrift Store help fund ministries that feed the most vulnerable members of our community.Donate Items
RIFA is a team—many people working together to meet physical, spiritual and relational needs. Be the hands and feet of Christ by volunteering at RIFA.Donate Time
Provides food and basic necessities to individuals and families.
Provides kid-friendly, easy-to-prepare, nutritious food to school children who have little or no food over the weekends.
Serves a hot meal for lunch daily and two evening meals each week to the hungry in our community.
Distributes food to other local nonprofit agencies in Madison County and seven surrounding counties.
Provides gently-used, donated clothing, furniture and household items at a low cost to the community.
Here’s how YOU made a difference in our community in 2019.
Food Lbs Donated
I think volunteering has given me a sense of giving back to the community. When I was working at a regular job, I didn’t have time to volunteer, even though I wanted to. But once I retired I knew I had the time, I just had to find where I wanted to volunteer. Volunteering at RIFA gives me something to do to give back, keeps me busy, and I’ve really enjoyed it.-Richard, RIFA volunteer
Supporting RIFA and the Snack Backpack ministry allows the community to contribute to the kids on a daily basis—It is the community saying that we are investing in our kids.-Aimee Evans, Arlington Elementary School Counselor
Updates 3.25.20 Bus Stop Cafe RIFA will continue to run the Bus Stop Cafe to eight locations while school is out. We have partnered with Southwest Human Resources to provide grab-and-go lunches from the Summer Feeding Program. The eight locations include Lincoln Courts, Royal...Read More
What is Community Outreach? This is a ministry that we don’t talk enough about. In a nutshell, it provides food and basic necessities to individuals and families. It is a safety net for emergency situations. When people’s basic needs are...Read More