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We help your friends, neighbors, and family. It is our goal to help anyone who comes to us in their time of need.

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.

The success of our mission is strengthened by the generosity of our volunteers.

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What we’re about

RCS is a faith-based organization addressing the basic needs of the community by providing food, clothing, and shelter to those who need it most. We have a diverse group of volunteers who come to us from local churches and businesses; all giving of themselves to help others. Our primary programs include the Soup Kitchen, Clothing Closet, and Homeless Shelter, but we have other thriving programs to help nourish the whole person: Mind, body, and spirit. RCS always welcomes volunteer and monetary support for the following programs:

  • Soup kitchen
  • Clothing closet
  • Homeless shelter
  • Transportation assistance
  • Disaster relief and recovery
  • Food pantry
  • Rent & utility assistance
  • Enrichment programs
  • STEP education with
    Craven Community College



Who we help

RCS helps men and women who have lost their job for reasons beyond their control. We help children who need a well-balanced meal when school is not in session. Our volunteers help families who have lost their homes from an unforgiving natural disaster and need a place to stay or assistance starting over. RCS also helps abused women who need a safe place to stay with their children. We help your neighbors, friends, and family. Our goal to help anyone who comes to us in their time of need by providing quality programs and services that provide assistance and promote self-sufficiency.


Who We Are

RCS is made up of the following groups:

  • Twenty individuals serve on our Board of Directors
  • An Executive Director, Finance Director, Operations, and Special Events Coordinator
  • A part-time staff of 10 who oversees the Soup Kitchen, Homeless Shelter, Food Pantry, Clothing Closet, Prescription Medicine, Rent & Utility Assistance, Enrichment & Education, and Community Outreach
  • More than 300 volunteers ready to serve in the kitchen, warehouse, or shelter. Wherever there’s a need, we count on our volunteers to be there. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities.

Board of Directors

  • Patti Peebles, President
  • David Kick, Vice President
  • Stanley Trice, Treasurer
  • Dena Riley, Secretary
  • Juliet Rogers, Executive Director
  • Pastor Paulette Bryant
  • Deborah Cook
  • Rusty Cready
  • Judith Dale
  • Dick Dodson
  • Stephanie Hawkins
  • Hope Koontz
  • Capt. Nick Lucas
  • Rich Maher
  • Geoffrey C. Marett
  • Angelo Midgette
  • Robert Millns
  • Shelia Stansberry
  • Meg Underwood