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  • Bus Stop Cafe

    The Problem: What happens to kids who depend on school meals during the summer months? Those children are at risk of losing 10 meals each week. The Solution: RIFA renovated a school bus into a mobile feeding unit to deliver summer...

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  • Stamp Out Hunger

    Team up with the post office to Stamp Out Hunger. This is the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Residents are encouraged to leave a bag containing non-perishable foods in their mailbox or next to prior to the time of regular mail...

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  • Volunteer Appreciation 2019

    We love our volunteers! Without them, the RIFA mission would not be carried out. Volunteers truly are the hands and feet of Christ. In 2018, 17,940 hours were donated by volunteers!  These dedicated servants were awarded for their efforts at RIFA’s...

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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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