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  • March is Social Work Awareness Month, so we would like to highlight our social work intern, Autumn Dupree as she tells us what is it like to be a social work student. 1. Why do you want to become a...

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  • Hannah’s Story

    March is Social Work Awareness Month, so we would like to highlight our social worker, Hannah Robinson. Hannah started in September of 2018 as our Community Outreach Coordinator. 1. Why did you want to become a social worker? As a...

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  • Solving Hunger Together: 2018 Stats

    We would not have been able to distribute these meals without our incredible volunteers, donors, churches, businesses, food drive hosts, and so many more. Thank you all for supporting our mission as we fight hunger!

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  • December 2018 RIFA Holiday Schedule

    The RIFA Administration offices, RIFA Thrift Store and RIFA donation door hours will change during the Christmas season and resume January 2nd for usual hours of operations on January 2, 2019 (see hours below). Thrift Store: • Open 9 am to...

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  • Help Portrait 2018

    Help Portrait is so much more than a photo—it is a chance for families to come together, it is an opportunity for individuals to get a mini-makeover by professional hairstylists and make-up artists, it is a time for people to put...

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  • LOLO Concert at Lambuth

    It’s time to gather ’round the ol’ Christmas tree again and join us for our 4th Annual Our Jackson Home Holiday Show! We are proud to announce that not only will LOLO be returning to host this favorite hometown event, but we’ll be raising...

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  • Turkey Day 5-K

    Turkey Day 5-K Thanksgiving Day, November 22 Gold’s Gym 14th Annual Turkey Day 5-K is open for registration! This is a great way to start off Thanksgiving knowing you’ve helped RIFA continue the fight against hunger.  Childcare provided from 8 a.m....

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  • Food for Families

    Help RIFA provide food for families in need around our community this Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each bag costs $21 and feeds a family of 4. Each bag contains the following items. 1 – 29 oz. canned yams 1 – 6...

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  • RIFA 2018 New Hires

    Join us in congratulating new hires Hannah Robinson – Community Outreach Coordinator We are thankful to announce Hannah Robinson as the new Community Outreach Coordinator. Two years ago, Robinson was competing as a team leader for our annual RIFA Canstruction....

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  • RIFA Canstruction International Winners

    The design-build competition known as Canstruction has now been a part of the RIFA story for 14 years. Competing teams from industries, schools, churches and businesses showcase their talents by designing giant sculptures made entirely out of canned foods. At...

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