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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!

Monetary donations are tax-deductible and can be a one-time or recurring gift.

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We rely on volunteers who are eager to serve in any capacity they can. There are individual and group volunteer opportunities available.

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As a trusted resource, RCS is helping lead Hurricane Relief Efforts for our local area

DONATIONS:
Our warehouse is currently FULL. We have received a tremendous amount of donated items from local and national donors. At this time, we are asking that if you would like to donate to Hurricane Relief Efforts, please donate to our online giving fund and/or donate gift cards that we can distribute as needed. Gift cards for the following are preferred: Visa/Mastercard, Walmart/Target, Lowe’s, gas cards, grocery cards.

ONLINE GIVING:
You can support efforts through online giving. Visit the following site to make a donation. ALL funds will be utilized for hurricane recovery efforts in our area: https://www.continuetogive.com/4852156

TEXT GIVING:
Text number: 715-803-4772
Message: 4852156

THANK YOU TO OUR RALEIGH SUPPORT GROUPS:
We would like to give a huge THANK YOU to our primary support groups in the Raleigh area: Carolina Cavalry and AlphaGraphics of Raleigh. They have made several trips to and from the capital city to bring supplies, volunteers and lots of enthusiasm and compassion. We are most grateful for your ongoing support and are humbled by your generosity. Proud to partner with you on these efforts and anything else the future may hold.

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CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOLS ONLINE GIVING:

https://www.continuetogive.com/HFRCravenCountySchools

CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOLS TEXT GIVING:
Text number: 715-803-4772
Message: 4852237
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OUT OF TOWN SUPPORT FROM RALEIGH AREA: 
We are also in contact with support groups in the Raleigh area:
AlphaGraphics of Raleigh Hurricane Relief Bucket Drive
Carolina Cavalry

FEMA: 
First Step: File an insurance claim with your carrier.
Second Step: Register with FEMA at www.disasterassistance.gov or download the FEMA mobile app or call 800-621-3362.

RENT/MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE: 
NC Realtors are offering $1500 assistance. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

THANK YOU FOR THIS OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT! We are working closely with our City and County officials and emergency responders to reach those in need. We are blessed with a strong community and truly are grateful for everyone who is helping their neighbor during this crisis. 

RCS is committed to addressing the basic needs of our community by providing food, clothing and shelter to those who need it most. We also engage our community through a series of educational opportunities, financial and employment support, as well as counseling to people living in Craven County. Over the past few years, the demands for our services has increased dramatically and we rely heavily on our friends, local businesses and churches to help support our mission.

RCS works to assist in the growth and development of our guests for long-term success. We encourage others to not only make financial commitments, but to get involved and make a difference. We offer a variety of quality programs and services that promote self-sufficiency.

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CHARITY BY THE NUMBERS for 2017

Number of Veterans Housed

57

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Pounds of Food Distributed

252,952

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Volunteer Hours Logged

33,696

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Meals Served in Soup Kitchen

60,865

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