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Our mission is to reach out with the love of Christ to provide physical and spiritual nourishment.

The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever
you did for one of the least of these brothers
and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
- Matthew 25:40

ministries

Our Ministries

  • Community Outreach

    Provides food and basic necessities to individuals and families.

  • Snack Backpack

    Provides kid-friendly, easy-to-prepare, nutritious food to school children who have little or no food over the weekends.

  • Soup Kitchen

    Serves a hot meal for lunch daily and two evening meals each week to the hungry in our community.

  • Food Bank

    Distributes food to other local nonprofit agencies in Madison County and seven surrounding counties.

  • Thrift Store

    Provides gently-used, donated clothing, furniture and household items at a low cost to the community.

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Impact

Here’s how YOU made a difference in our community in 2020.

  • 518,136

    Meals Served

  • 28,713

    Volunteer Hours

  • 328,507

    Food Lbs Donated

  • 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
  • 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
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Latest News

  • Fighting Hunger Together – 2022 Impact

    As we share these numbers about RIFA’s impact in 2022, we want to shout a great big THANK YOU! With your help, we distributed more than 500,000 meals last year! Your support is what allows us to feed our hungry...

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  • Check Presentation – 18TH ANNUAL GOLD’S GYM/FLEET FEET TURKEY DAY 5K TO BENEFIT RIFA

    RIFA was presented a check from the 18th Annual Gold’s Gym/Fleet Feet Turkey Day 5K Friday morning. The event was held on Thanksgiving Day, 2022, featured nearly 600 registrants and 527 race finishers, and raised $13,860 to fight hunger in...

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