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  • One City One Food Drive

    Throughout the month of September, the community is encouraged to join RIFA as we highlight Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign promoted by Feeding America to alleviate hunger in our local communities. Through RIFA’s first-ever One City One Food Drive,...

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  • Coronavirus Update

    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...

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  • Community Outreach

    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...

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  • Much More Than Food

    The RIFA Soup Kitchen provides hot, nutritious meals 365 days a year, including all holidays. There is no charge for the meals, and no one is turned away. Last year, 86,358 meals were served in the Soup Kitchen. Those meals...

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  • End of Year Giving

    Every day all across this city there are students who walk out of middle schools, high schools and college campuses who worry about where and how they will find enough food to eat before the next school day. Being a...

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  • Closing Schedule

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  • Turkey Day 5k

    Join us this Thanksgiving at the 15th annual Gold’s Gym Turkey Day 5k! As the holiday approaches, make plans with your family and friends to come together for this great event. Thanks to Gold’s generosity, all profits benefit RIFA.  The...

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  • Chonda Pierce

    On September 26, RIFA will be welcoming the Emmy-nominated and best-selling comedian Chonda Pierce to the Carl Perkins Civic Center to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Canstruction. Over the past two decades, Chonda has been winning crowds over through her...

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  • Ending Childhood Hunger With Summer Meals

    For some people, summertime means beach vacations and a much needed break from the classroom. However, this is not the reality for many children in our community. In fact, summer can end up being the hungriest time of the year....

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  • Canstruction 2019

    RIFA’s 15th Anniversary Canstruction: An Evening with Chonda Pierce RIFA will host the 15th annual Canstruction event Thursday, September 26th at the Carl Perkins Civic Center with Chonda Pierce as the featured entertainer. Emmy-nominated and best-selling comedian Chonda Pierce has...

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