Did you know that more than 40% of people in Jackson, Tennessee struggle to provide basic needs for their household? This means that for many, hunger is a 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 2020.
Food Lbs Donated
RIFA is part of the reason that my baby, Isaiah, is here because they fed me in the Soup Kitchen while I was pregnant and didn’t have food.- Angela, Soup Kitchen patron
Volunteers and community service workers are the lifeblood of RIFA! Without them, we can't operate. You can't bless others without also receiving a blessing yourself, so the volunteers get a great blessing by serving here. Most choose to come back again and again.-Dan Ward, RIFA volunteer coordinator
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