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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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  • Call for Entries | RIFA Canstruction

    Think you’ve got what it takes to design and build a structure created completely with canned food, ingenuity, and hard work? RIFA is now accepting team entries for the 14th annual Canstruction Jackson design/build competition. Any industry, corporate, civic or...

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  • Pack the Bus | August 18, 2018

    August 18, 2018 @ Jackson, TN

    RIFA is hosting the 7th annual Pack the Bus event on August 18th from 9:00am to 4:00pm for the Snack Backpack ministry to help feed hungry school children over the weekends. The community is encouraged to “Pack the Bus” full of nonperishable food items at the Jackson-Madison County school...

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  • Willie Love Jr., Celebration 2018

    During his life, the late Minister Willie Love, Jr. loved others in amazing ways. He and his wife, Shirley Love, were married for over 43 years. After his passing, Shirley & their daughter Tiffany Love-Newbill felt the need to celebrate...

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  • RIFA Canstruction 2018

    September 27, 2018 @ 400 S Highland Ave Jackson, TN

    RIFA Canstruction 2018 Canstruction is an international design/build competition with a unique way to help feed the hungry. Competing teams showcase their talents by designing giant sculptures made entirely out of canned foods. This is RIFA’s signature fundraising event and...

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  • All about the New RIFA Mural

    “Love the One in front of you” words of simple truth. Pastor Don Thrasher of Northside United Methodist says its a phrase that sums up the Holy Scriptures. For RIFA, those words are painted on our building for the world...

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  • Meet the Artist Behind the Latest RIFA Mural

    Tarp covered with paint cans and paint splatters sat at the foot of a completed RIFA Mural on a warm May afternoon. The message is as simple as the Gospel, “Love the One In Front of You.” Erin Miller Williams...

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