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    Each year, the number of meals served through RIFA’s many ministries continues to grow, with over 76,000 meals served in the soup kitchen last year alone. We can’t say with certainty why this number was so high, but we do...

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  • 80,000 MEALS | Servant at Heart: Captain Derick Tisdale

    It is no question, Captain Derick Tisdale is committed to serving. He has served in the U.S. National Guard Army, as a police officer, an elder at Cane Creek Missionary Baptist Church and now Tisdale has answered the call of...

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  • 80,000 Meals | Nourished by Love

    Did you know that more than 12,000 people in Jackson, Tennessee live every day with hunger as their constant companion? This is a real struggle for many people in our community. But your investment into our mission can change the...

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  • Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon 2018

    We love our volunteers! Without them, the RIFA mission would not be carried out. Volunteers truly are the lifeblood of RIFA. These dedicated servants were awarded for their efforts in RIFA’s 2018 Volunteer Appreciation. Warehouse Award – James and Nancy...

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  • Vote For RIFA #GIVE731Grant

    #GIVE731Grant We are so excited to be a part of the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation #Give731Grant!  Click here to vote.  

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  • 80,000 Meals

    RIFA is launching the “80,000 Meals in Eight Weeks” campaign with the goal of raising enough money for 80,000 meals during the months of April and May to help them continue the fight against hunger in our community. Learn more...

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  • Stamp Out Hunger

    May 12, 2018 @ Jackson, TN

    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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  • Canstruction 2018 | Save the Date

    September 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. @ 400 S Highland Ave Jackson, TN

    RIFA’s Annual Canstruction 2018 September 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. Carl Perkins Civic Center Jackson, TN 38301

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  • Souper Bowl of Caring

    February 4, 2018 @ Jackson, TN

    Souper Bowl of Caring is a national movement of compassionate people working together on Super Bowl Sunday to fight hunger in their local communities. A simple prayer, “Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be...

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  • Food for Families

    Jan 17th - Jan 19th 2017 @ Jackson, TN

    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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