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  • Aldermen to consider bids to raze old Days Inn

    We want to share an article found in the SUN JOURNAL on August 8 regarding the former Days Inn Hotel in downtown New Bern. Since our blog post last week requesting additional funds to expand our Homeless Shelter, we have received several inquiries about moving…

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  • URGENT!! Request for family room funding

    For over 33 years, RCS has been helping those in need within our community. What started as a small kitchen and dining room to feed the hungry in New Bern, has now expanded to a variety of services that includes the Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry,…

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  • Home on the Range benefit concert to be held October 2

    NEW BERN, NC: New Bern Concerts, LLC is pleased to present “Home on the Range,” a benefit concert for RCS on Sunday, October 2 from 5pm-8pm on the driving range at The Emerald Golf Club. Musical performances by country music legend John Michael Montgomery, Ira…

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  • RCS Ice Skating Day to fund Family Rooms at Homeless Shelter

    NEW BERN, NC: RCS and New Bern Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual ICE SKATING IN THE PARK event to be held on August 13th at Kidsville Playground! A full day of fun for the whole family to enjoy! The ice skating rink is…

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  • RCS receives $60,000 grant for rent and utilities

    Religious Community Services (RCS) was chosen to receive $60,000 for its rental and utility assistance program for individuals experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Each organization applied for funding through the CDBG Public Services grant, which is posted on the city’s website…

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