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Help provide food and shelter for families in need! RCS relies heavily on donations from individuals and businesses to support our efforts. We need your help!

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  • TEFAP Distibution Day

    RCS distributes food for The Emergency Food Assistance Program on November 17 Each year, RCS distributes over 500,000 pounds of food (over 180,000 meals) to families in need and serves about 65,000 meals in the Soup Kitchen. This does not include evening meals served in…

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  • A Global Day of Giving

    #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus…

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  • RCS receives generous donation from New Bern Concerts

    On October 2, New Bern Concerts held a benefit concert at the Emerald Golf Club to help raise money for the Homeless Shelter at RCS. Featured artists included John Michael Montgomery, Ira Dean, JD Shelburne and New Bern’s own Bryan Mayer. New Bern Concerts partnered…

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  • Help Needed for Disaster Relief Program

    Volunteer help is needed for Craven County’s Disaster Relief Program! In an effort to provide immediate relief to flood victims affected by Hurricane Matthew, Craven County has assembled a Disaster Relief Program in Vanceboro. Volunteers are needed 7 days a week for 2 available shifts…

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  • Upcoming events to benefit RCS

    Looks like fall is shaping up to be a very busy time for RCS! We have several upcoming events for you to support: CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday, September 25 at 2:00pm at Union Point Park. 25% of proceeds from this walk benefit RCS, so…

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